Feeding the world’s growing population
New Zealand’s reputation as a quality food producer is growing.
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand promotes and encourages responsible and scientifically-based nutrient management.
Supporting research with MPI’s Sustainable Farming Fund
Each farm in the Taupo Lake Care (TLC) region has a nitrogen (N) discharge allowance that potentially renders many current farming systems uneconomic. To assist farmers in the region, the Lake Taupo Protection Trust (LTPT) has initiated a research programme to provide data for evaluating and enabling a shift to a potentially low N-leaching farming system, which will assist farmers maintain a profitable enterprise while meeting their nitrogen discharge allowance. The SFF project will expand the LTPT programme by:
The Sustainable Farming Fund Project Summary and updates can be accessed at the Sustainable Farming Fund Portal – search for Grant Number 404960.