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  • The Experts

    Metabolics need not be a delicate balancing act

    28 February 2022

    Transitioning cows through pre-calving and into lactation requires careful planning, but it doesn’t have to be complicated.

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  • Environment, The Experts

    Keeping greenhouse gas management in our hands

    7 February 2022

    He Waka Eke Noa was set up when the sector organisations pitched that Government, Māori and the sector bodies, on behalf of farmers and growers, work together to develop a plan to manage and reduce on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Kelly Forster, Programme Manager, explains what that means for farmers.

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  • Environment, The Experts

    Preserving profits a balancing act

    7 February 2022

    Intentionally reducing the amount of feed eaten might feel counter-intuitive to most farmers aiming to preserve or grow their farm’s profitability.

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  • Environment, The Experts

    Massey University short courses deliver wins

    7 February 2022

    With the increased requirement for robust, professional advice around nutrient management and environmental protection on-farm, Ravensdown has made a commitment to upskilling staff in Farm Environment Plan (FEP) guidance via Massey University’s short course offerings.

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