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Value Compass interactive

This interactive compass presents results of research that identified nine key elements of successful agri-food value chains from New Zealand. To learn more about each…
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Technical Report

SedNetNZ, SLUI and contaminant generation. Part 1: Sediment and water clarity

Horizons Regional Council asked Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research to document the use of SedNetNZ in the Horizons region; update the assessment of the impact…
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Mitigating the impacts of dairy farming on water quality – what have we achieved?

NZ Society of Soil Science, December 2018
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Regenerative Agriculture: Measuring What Works, Where It Matters

The 5th webinar in a series of 5 about regenerative agriculture in New Zealand, held on 23 November 2021. Speakers: Mike Taitoko (Toha Foundry), Dr…
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Journal Article

The potential for phosphorus loss to groundwater from soils irrigated with dairy factory wastewater

Soils irrigated with phosphorus (P)-rich wastewater can increase the risk of P losses from land to water. We investigated if wastewater-irrigated soils can leach P…
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Project Summary: Reducing Variation in Apple Tree Yield

This article summarises the results of a Rural Professionals Fund project that aimed to see if trees on different soil types on the same apple…
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Land Use Scenarios

Land-Use Scenarios for Nikau Farm

What land uses would provide long-term sustainability for the Nikau whānau and the Taiao in their rohe?
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Transforming phosphorus use on the island of Ireland: A model for a sustainable system

Phosphorus is an essential part of the world food web and a non-substitutable nutrient in all biological systems. A key global challenge is to meet…
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Technical Report

The AERU Data Portal: An Introduction

This report introduces the AERU Data Portal, which allows the user to access results from the AERU international consumer surveys in an interactive web-based platform,…
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