Two Primary Growth Partnership programmes have taken out Innovation Awards at tonight’s New Zealand Innovation.
A South Waikato ginseng producer is ready to approach potential investors to increase its production and exports with the help of funding of up to $40,000 from the Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI).
DairyNZ, the Dairy Companies Association of New Zealand and the Ministry for Primary Industries have endorsed the Dairy Declaration of Rotterdam, marking New Zealand’s commitment towards global sustainable dairy development.
Funding from the Regional Growth Programme of up to $800,000 for 3-D aerial mapping of Northland will provide the region's primary industries with highly accurate, free data to make better informed business decisions.
$3.54 million from the Ministry for Primary Industries' Earthquake Recovery Fund will support 8 community projects that help farmers and growers determine what to do with their land following the November 2016 earthquake.
Applications to the Ministry for Primary Industries' Sustainable Farming Fund (SFF) open today, with $7 million available for applied research projects led by the primary sector.
A grant of up to $50,000 from the Irrigation Acceleration Fund will see economic growth opportunities for the Bay of Plenty identified through a water study focused on effective water use and sustainable options for development in the region.
A number of Whakakī Lake catchment residents are being asked what they think can be done to improve the productivity and sustainability of the Whakakī catchment and lake area to help create economic diversity, jobs and environmental benefits in the region.
The first group of Northland farmers have started working with mentor farmers to raise their on-farm productivity, sustainability and profit as part of the Extension 350 initiative.
The tap has been turned on for the trial recharge in the Makauri Aquifer, a project led by Gisborne District Council.