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Land Use Diversification Challenges and opportunities for three North Canterbury farmers

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posted on 2024-06-21, 04:01 authored by Harry Millar
This project concentrated on the unique opportunity to assess three separate farm businesses and the proposed changes to their systems, illustrating the environmental impacts and economic considerations of each. Desktop modelling utilizing Overseer compared how these changes, which aimed to suit the biophysical and operational abilities of each business, could benefit water quality in the same catchment. With relevance to farm systems throughout New Zealand, the project also attempts to quantify the potential benefits of working collectively within a catchment to address freshwater quality, utilizing solutions which are tailored to the capability of individuals and their farms inherent natural features.

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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 Rural Professionals Fund 2023–24

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2023-12-15

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  • English

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