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Guide to constructing a wetland on a farm for nitrogen removal

Groundtruth Ltd have produced a guide to constructing wetlands on farms in conjunction with Sustainable Wairarapa Incorporated.  Dairy NZ and Pamu supported a Sustainable Farming Fund project which assessed the cost-benefit of various on-farm activities for removing contaminants from waterways and improving biodiversity.  Monitoring over the last 3 years has shown that a wetland can be very cost-effective at removing nitrogen from farm drainage water.  If you are interested to learn mor

Queen Elizabeth Park Restoration project one step closer with new approach to native planting

A long-held dream to return large parts of Queen Elizabeth Park to a forest of native plants and animals will be one step closer this week when a ground breaking new approach to planting starts.

Smart-As Farming

The SmartFarms app lets farmers track their environmental performance and provides data to prove the quality of their farm environment is improving. Read the article and listen to JP being interviewed on Country Life

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