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PGgRC - Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Research Consortium PASTORAL GREENHOUSE GAS RESEARCH CONSORTIUM

The Pastoral Greenhouse Gas Research Consortium (PGgRc) exists to provide knowledge and tools for New Zealand farmers, so they can mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector. The PGgRc is funded by eight New Zealand agricultural sector partners and works in collaboration with the New Zealand Government.

FACT SHEETS

Together with the New Zealand Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Research Centre, PGgRc has produced a series of fact sheets, to help people’s understanding of the complexities around greenhouse gas emissions research.

NEWS & REPORTS

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

DairyNZ Farmers’ Forum 2019

DairyNZ recently hosted six forums around New Zealand for dairy farmers to hear about where the world is heading and global future demands for dairy.

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Friday, May 3, 2019

2019 Agricultural Climate Change Conference

The 2019 Agricultural Climate Change Conference attracted more than 260 agricultural climate change focused scientists, policy makers, farmers and industry representatives to Palmerston North on 8-9 April.

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Monday, April 29, 2019

You are what you eat?

Can changing what New Zealand livestock eat reduce the country’s emissions of methane and nitrous oxide?

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Why soil carbon matters

Soil holds more carbon than plants and the atmosphere combined and much of the soil carbon is held in a stable form. That’s good news from a climate change perspective.

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Monday, August 28, 2017

Watch out, methane – inhibitors are coming

One of the most promising tools in the strategy to reduce New Zealand’s greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture is making steady progress towards commercialisation.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Greenhouse gases: What’s New Zealand doing?

The time is coming when greenhouse gases won’t be just “out there and something to worry about later”. New Zealand scientists are making steady progress on strategies to reduce the rural sector’s emissions.

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