Primary Sector

Govt pumps money into tech to reduce ag emissions

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 28 Jul 2022

Govt pumps money into tech to reduce ag emissions
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Rebecca Howard
Thu, 28 Jul 2022
The government is spending $7.3 million over seven years in a programme intended to reduce agricultural greenhouse gases and nitrate leaching, agriculture minister Damien O’Connor said.The N-Vision NZ programme comprises: N-Retain – a new nitrification inhibitor technology that will look at new ways to block the biological processes in the soil that lead to nitrous oxide emissions and nitrate leaching.N-Test – a new soil test to inform nitrogen fertiliser decisions on pastoral farms, which will help capitalise on the nitr...

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