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The company said annual carbon emissions produced by the factory will be reduced by 7%. Pic: Getty Images/ivotheeditors

Westland to invest in carbon emissions reductions

By Jim Cornall

New Zealand’s Westland Dairy Company Limited said it will use co-investment from the Government Investment in Decarbonising Industry (GIDI) Fund to accelerate plans to reduce carbon emissions produced by its Hokitika factory.

The new production facility allows for the supply and manufacture of grass-fed and A2 milk.

Westland looking for opportunities at new segregation plant

By Jim Cornall

Westland Milk Products says it is working with milk suppliers to encourage more production suitable for its new NZ$22m (US$14.4m) segregation plant at its Hokitika production facility, exploring market opportunities and developing logistics to cater for...

AgResearch says livestock can be bred to produce less methane emissions. Pic: Getty Images/Oknopo

AgResearch serious in solving greenhouse gas challenges

Kiwis show methane emissions research is more than hot air

By Richard Whitehead

How can farms reduce their greenhouse gas footprint—not tomorrow, when regulators have ruled on what is acceptable and passed it on to the dairy industry to be acted on, but right now?

Craig Piggott, chief executive of Halter.

Nearing its launch, Halter promises to take the pressure off dairy farmers using Pavlovian theory

Kiwi start-up pioneers collar for ‘remote-controlled cows’

By Richard Whitehead

“We just wanted to find a better way to do things, to solve a lot of the issues farmers have around finding good-quality pasture and having enough hours in the day,” says Craig Piggott, chief executive of Halter.

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