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Have you considered the environmental impact of electricity use?

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Have you ever considered the environmental impact of electricity use? Read this blog to find out how you can reduce your electricity usage and lower your environmental impact.

Agriculture

The actual cost of chemical nitrogen fertiliser

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We tend to focus on the localized environmental impact of nitrogen where it is applied, but what about the broader impact associated with its production?

Sustainability: Preserving our natural resources

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To ensure continued food production, we need to ensure natural resources are not depleted. This goal is achieved through sustainable farming practices.

There is more to a label…

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Is a label really just a label or is there more to it? Read this blog to find out what can be “hidden” behind a label and if it has an influence on the agricultural products we buy.

Cows grazing pasture

What is pasture-based dairy farming?

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On pasture-based dairy farms, farmers try to imitate the way that nature works.

Sue Viljoen WWF

Farmers are stewards of the environment

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The farmers who attended were provided with a fresh perspective and encouragement on how to approach environmental stewardship on their farms.

Environmental stewardship is an important pillar of agricultural sustainability

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One of the important take away points of the day was that this generation (producers, retailers, consumers) needs to understand and appreciate that they have in their hands the opportunity to ask questions, come up with solutions and create awareness across the world about why stewarding the environment is crucial.

The role that farmers play

The role that farmers play

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There is also a responsibility to being a land manager. Farmers are in a position to be stewards of the land that they manage.

Succesful farming

Farm for success today and the future

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Two of the prominent aspects of sustainability are long-term profitability and environmental protection. Limiting chemical nitrogen fertiliser use to only what is very necessary contributes to both of these aspects.