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Dairy farmers are voluntarily making a positive contribution to water issues, a new report says. Pic: ©iStock/naruedom

NZ dairy farmers tackling water issues, says new report

By Jim Cornall

An independently-audited report into New Zealand’s dairy farmers’ environmental challenges says ‘significant progress’ has been made in the three years since a water accord was adopted, but more progress is needed, according to the country’s Green Party.

The livestock industry needs food producers, retailers and consumers to show cooperation and a willingness to pay for products produced with a reduced environmental impact, say the researchers.

Food labels could reduce livestock environmental impacts

By Nathan Gray

The use of ‘single-focus’ labels on food products could be a small change that leads to a big difference in reducing the environmental impacts of livestock on water availability, say researchers.

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