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    Understand what you can do: making a plan for new intensive winter grazing regulations

    11 August 2022

    New government regulations for intensive winter grazing come into effect on 1 November 2022. These were initiated to mitigate the effect of land use on groundwater and freshwater bodies such as lakes, rivers and streams.

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  • Environment, The Experts

    A vision for N with new N-loss project

    9 August 2022

    N-Vision NZ, a new $22m innovation to help farmers reduce nitrogen (N) loss, is Ravensdown’s largest single investment in research and development. Established in partnership with the Government’s Sustainable Food and Fibres Future (SFFF) initiative, N-Vision NZ seeks to develop new N-based technologies that support farmers to reduce their N losses, while maintaining production and profitability.

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  • Environment, The Experts

    Tackling nutrient loss to waterways one farm at a time

    9 August 2022

    Significant and immediate reductions in nitrogen and phosphorus loss to waterways are possible if dairy farmers put good management practices into action.

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  • Environment, The Experts

    LUCI-Ag: A pathway for catchment-scale modelling

    9 August 2022

    Ongoing work with LUCI-Ag to identify nutrient loss hotspots and mitigation solutions at a catchment scale is providing valuable learning opportunities for both Ravensdown and the Makarewa Headwaters Catchment Group in Southland.

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