Why ban glyphosate?

Organic NZ Magazine: Sept/Oct 2015 Section: Science Watch Author: Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility Part two in a series by Physicians and Scientists for Global Responsibility   Glyphosate is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide Roundup, and other proprietary … Read More

Is your soil toxic?

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Organic NZ Magazine: September/October 2014 Section: Gardening Author: Tremane Barr Tremane Barr in his vege garden after the February 2011 earthquake. His copy of Organic NZ arrived in the mail a few hours before the quake. (Photo: Tremane Barr)   … Read More

Amber light for dung beetles?

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Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2014 Section: Farming and horticulture Author: Dr Nick Waipara Dr Nick Waipara explores the biosecurity issues of introducing exotic dung beetles onto organic farms in New Zealand.   Recent months have seen the first of a … Read More

From a farmer’s heart

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Organic NZ Magazine: July/August 2013 Section: Farming and horticulture Author: Janette Perrett Janette Perrett shares her story of converting a Waikato dairy farm to organics As a family we have been dairy farming all our lives. Neil and I built … Read More

GE animal feed? No thanks!

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Organic NZ Magazine: May/June 2013 Section: Farming and horticulture Author: Frank Rowson Frank Rowson, a veterinarian for 50 years, is a farm performance consultant for soil herbage, animals and humans.     Growing reliance on supplementary feeds Because chemical farming … Read More

GE in NZ: Trials and errors

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Organic NZ Magazine: July/August 2010 Section: Features Author: Claire Bleakley GE in NZ: Trials and errors   Claire Bleakley provides an overview of the main field trials of genetically engineered animals and plants in New Zealand over the past two … Read More

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