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    Science reveals promise on the horizon

    10 February 2020

    I’m often asked how long it will take scientists to come up with new technologies or practices that farmers can use to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. It’s a fair question. Agriculture is responsible for nearly half of New Zealand’s total carbon dioxide equivalent greenhouse gas emissions, and the sector is eager to do more to reduce them.

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    Unconsciously niche

    10 February 2020

    Finding a way to reduce agricultural emissions while feeding a growing population takes innovation. Using alternatives to traditional cultivation methods, such as strip-tillage, is one way farmers can reduce their carbon footprint without compromising yields.

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    What's good for the goose is good for the gander

    10 February 2020

    It’s the question on the tip of every dairy farmer’s tongue: How can we reduce our greenhouse gas footprint?

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    What’s happening under the hood?

    10 February 2020

    Farmers considering climate mitigation strategies for their farms need to “know their number” to make an informed decision. Dr Tony van der Weerden explains the main sources of greenhouse gases from livestock farms.

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