Technology futurist Dr Rosie Bosworth, Honorary Professor of Agri-Food Systems at Lincoln University Keith Woodford and CE of Beef + Lamb NZ Sam McIvor discuss how much of a disruptive factor synthetic meats are likely to be to New Zealand’s agricultural sector.
Federated Farmers has described an article in a major international magazine that finds fault with New Zealand’s dairy industry as unfairly harsh.
Some 6.6m cattle are now squeezed into the country of 4.7m people, transforming even an iconic arid grassland, the Mackenzie Basin (made famous by the “Lord of the Rings” films), into a tapestry of emerald fields.
Mr Fraser says “look at all the expansion of dairy into places which are absolutely unsuitable for it … over the next 10 to 15 years it’s going to have to be unwound.”
DOC nets 110 eggs in endangered kaki recovery programme.
Eugenie Sage has an interest in protecting the unique landscapes of the Mackenzie Basin.
Dr Mike Joy told Duncan Garner on the AM Show this morning farming practices need to be changed to prevent the situation worsening.
Mackenzie’s main tourist routes are set to be re-labelled next week ahead of the district’s festival that celebrates the world renowned Dark Sky Reserve.