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    The foundation of life

    11 February 2020

    On his 34th birthday, Sunday afternoon, dairy farmer Wayne Langford was bed ridden. Something that had become quite a common theme in his life. Wayne, now famously known as YOLO (You Only Live Once) Farmer, via his social media movement to live every day as if it’s his last, has generously shared his story about how he overcomes the black dog that is depression.

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    The nuts and bolts of change

    11 February 2020

    Hummingly, internationally recognised resilience and wellbeing trainers, recently deployed their unique “Resilience Genie” tool with Ravensdown staff. They share their set of methods that empower people to deal with stress, uncertainty and pressure.

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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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