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Bringing people together for diverse land use - webinar

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posted on 2024-06-21, 03:56 authored by Phil Journeaux, Susan Goodfellow, Sam Lang, Te Taru White
In some catchments, diversification to mixed land uses will be a more pragmatic solution than applying all mitigations on all farms - especially where a collaborative approach to diversification can provide scale and access to markets and infrastructure. Better Together webinar series Watch this webinar to learn how our research is bringing together farmers, science and business, discovering how land managers can best communicate their vision for their land, and how farmers are benefitting from community support through change. Speakers Phil Journeax, agricultural economist at AgFirst and co-lead of the Rural Professionals Fund project 'Facilitating farmer economic understanding of alternative land uses and the barriers to adaptation and land use change', will talk about why farmers are interested in exploring new land use opportunities Susan Goodfellow, director of Leftfield Innovation and case study lead in the Next Generation Systems research programme, will tell us how Leftfield Innovation is bringing together farmers, science and business to provide food that meets customer expectations for taste, health and environment. Sam Lang, manager of Quorum Sense and co-lead of our Regenerative Agriculture report, will discuss how he sees the regenerative farmer collective supporting each other to make change Te Taru White of the Pohewa Pae Tawhiti programme on how this research will help land managers communicate their vision for land use change.

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Funded by the New Zealand Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment's Our Land and Water National Science Challenge (Toitū te Whenua, Toiora te Wai) as part of project Next Generation Systems|Regenerative Agriculture|Pohewa Pae Tawhiti|Rural Professionals Fund 2020–21

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2017-07-07

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  • English

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