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29 April 2022

Wanted: farmers to join seaweed trial

Fonterra's partnership with Sea Forest – to see if Asparagopsis seaweed as a supplement feed for dairy cows can reduce greenhouse gas emissions – has opened up to include farmers in this exciting trial.

14 April 2022

$25 million helping hand for farmers

We’re backing farmers and growers to adapt, innovate and grow their food and fibre exports with a comprehensive package to strengthen training and employment within the rural advisory sector.

1 April 2022

Let's meet our challenges with smarter work

Ash-Leigh Campbell share-milks her own 900-cow farm while also working at agritech company Halter. A young Māori farmer, Ash-Leigh is a champion for innovation and progress that align smartly with the core goals of the Fit For a Better World roadmap.

21 March 2022

Saved: water to feed 500,000 people

Fonterra, in close partnership with Ecolab’s water management division, saved 190 million litres of water in their manufacturing processes across Australia and New Zealand.

16 March 2022

Aligning land use and Māori culture

Māori farmers are under pressure to use ancestral land in ways consistent with communal values, and have to balance those goals against the need to cut greenhouse gases on farms, two researchers say.

1 March 2022

Building a sustainable future for the honey and bee industry

A shared aspiration for providing the world’s most discerning consumers with outstanding ethically produced food, all sourced from Aotearoa New Zealand, means close alignment between the work of Apiculture New Zealand (ApiNZ) within Fit for A Better World

25 February 2022

Jenny Cameron joins MPI to lead Fit for a Better World

Jenny Cameron is MPI’s new Chief Transformation Officer. She has joined from DairyNZ and will be working closely with the food and fibre sector on the implementation of the Fit for a Better World roadmap.