MPI looking at researching Regenerative Farming Practices

MPI looking at researching Regenerative Farming Practices

MPI (Ministry of Primary Industries) is looking for proposals of projects that can and will investigate how regenerative farming practices take place. Funding is accordingly available for proposals that become successful, and it is through MPI’s Sustainable Food & Fibre Futures (SFF Futures) as a co-investment funding source. “There is...

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Demand rockets from 70,000 straws of Bull semen being sent to South Island

Demand rockets from 70,000 straws of Bull semen being sent to South Island

Bull semen demand has been high and is ‘literally flying out the door’ according to the Livestock Improvement Corporation (LIC.). A chartered plane through Mainland Air is set to airfreight over 70,000 straws of semen from Hamilton to Nelson, Christchurch, Invercargill and Dunedin on Saturday, October 31. The straws are...

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Fonterra sells New Zealand Farms to China for $555m

Fonterra sells New Zealand Farms to China for $555m

An early morning announcement on October 5 made by Fonterra to media tells the recent sale made for $555 million which in RMB that is 2.5 billion*1 was a complete joke especially for New Zealand’s independence of keeping our own land for our own people. The Chinese company Inner Mongolia...

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ORIGINALS: Natural Farming vs Chemical Agriculture

ORIGINALS: Natural Farming vs Chemical Agriculture

WATCH: An exclusive thisquality ORIGINALS episode — part of a one of a kind ORIGINALS series. Join ATTICA Candidate for Otaki Michael Kay, who is a second-generation regenerative farmer, uncover the real truth of the damages that chemical agriculture does to soil, comparing how bad it is then to regenerative...

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Farmer industry could lose up to $200m from MPI Livestock export review

Farmer industry could lose up to $200m from MPI Livestock export review

The Animal Genetics Trade Association says that a longer timeframe for the review from MPI (Ministry of Primary Industries) of the safety for transporting live animals at sea may lose hundreds and thousands of dollars for farmers in the industry, and the country, of up to $200,000,000. The longer the...

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Cows get excited as they are released on to fresh grass

Cows get excited as they are released on to fresh grass

Watch as Attica Project Candidate for Otaki Micahel Kay releases young Cows onto freshly grown grass. The cows get so excited they start jumping for joy and running in circles to celebrate the fresh grass. Cows appreciate being together to celebrate each other in the fresh air. They love walking...

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What is Regenerative 2030?

What is Regenerative 2030?

Regenerative agriculture encompasses a wide variety of farming techniques that rebuild the soil, restore water and proliferates biodiversity. All while eliminating the need for chemical and industrial interventions. Conventional agriculture relies on expensive inputs, as do some organic methods. Regenerative offers another path, looking to create a self-sustaining ecosystem on...

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