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    Effective collaboration for environmental gains

    10 February 2020

    My Nuffield research looked to better understand what effective collaboration is and why we always talk about it in relation to environmental management. If collaboration is done correctly, a more durable and effective relationship is established.

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    Elementary essentials #1: Nitrogen (N)

    10 February 2020

    In every edition of Ground Effect, Ravensdown Chief Scientific Officer Dr Ants Roberts will deliver the ‘skinny’ on the crucial nutrients that feed our farming systems so we can feed discerning consumers wanting safe, efficiently produced, quality foods.

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    Mitigating P-loss on sensitive areas

    10 February 2020

    In New Zealand’s soils, phosphorus does a great job at growing plants but unfortunately it does the same thing if it makes it into our water. Research aims to help farmers choose the right fertiliser for their type of land and apply it strategically, so it stays on the farm and out of waterways.

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    NPS: creating a win-win-win

    10 February 2020

    Hawke’s Bay farmer Will Foley has had a bit of experience with environmental regulation. Recently elected to the Hawke's Bay Regional Council and a past Federated Farmers provincial president for Hawke's Bay, he talks about how the National Policy Statement (NPS) for Freshwater Management consultation document has been received in his neck of the woods.

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