NZ Herald 29 Apr, 2021 02:15 am

Carbon positive edition

Carbon positive edition
Geoff Ross, Jacinda Ardern, Emma Higgins, John McOviney, Greg Millar.

Today on The Country, Jamie Mackay spoke to Geoff Ross, who owns Lake Hawea Station - New Zealand's first certified carbon positive farm.We talked to the owner (alongside his wife Justine) of Lake Hawea Station - a 6,500 ha station running 10,000 Merinos and 200 Angus cows - about being named as New Zealand's first certified carbon positive farm.The PM commented on regenerative agriculture, carbon positive farming, National Party claims of a segregated health system and the media ranking her Cabinet's performance.The chief executive of Steelfort (and Waitomo sheep and beef farmer) launched a Mother's Day Promotion which gives you the chance to win a Lawnmaster Lithium 58v mower valued at $749 and a hedge trimmer worth $229 - simply by texting "Mum" to 5009.

The National Fundraising Manager for the IHC Calf and Rural Scheme popped in to the studio today.RaboResearch's senior analyst has great news for dairy farmers, with the bank's latest Dairy Seasonal Outlook report forecasting a farmgate milk price of $7-60kg/MS for the 2021/22 season.

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