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    Farm Environment Plans haven’t gone away

    5 August 2020

    The avalanche of environmental regulation coming farmers’ way has continued to gain momentum, evidenced by the Minister for the Environment’s Action for Healthy Waterways announcement on 28th May. Although the Covid-19 lockdown caused a number of statutory processes to be delayed, a State of National Emergency, such as the Covid-19 pandemic, does not affect requirements under the Resource Management Act (1991). This is because the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act (2002) does not affect the

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    Take control: Simplifying nutrient management

    5 August 2020

    “A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step” – so the saying goes. To many, the path to regulated farm environment planning and compliance may feel like a thousand-mile journey.

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    Catch crops creating win:wins

    5 August 2020

    Canterbury and Southland farmers are proving catch crops are a valuable addition to the suite of tools farmers have available to reduce their winter forage grazing environmental footprint whilst increasing profitability.

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    You can't compare apples to oranges

    5 August 2020

    Environmental award-winning horticulture farming business Woodhaven Gardens is finding a positive pathway forward in a regulatory ‘no man’s land’.

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