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Brian Fallow on NZ emissions targets

John Kerr posted in on March 7th, 2013.

In the New Zealand Herald, Economics Editor Brain Fallow takes a look at the government’s struggle with emissions reduction. An excerpt (read in full here): Govt in bind over emissions target Promising technology takes a blow, while primary policy intended to curb growth is in utter disarray. A big decision the Government has to make […]

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Concern over DCD in milk – expert responds

John Kerr posted in on January 28th, 2013.

Traces of the agricultural compound DCD in New Zealand milk are not a direct cause for concern, says an agriculture expert. Small amounts of dicyandiamide (DCD), a compound used to prevent nitrogen leaching in pasture, are detectable in New Zealand milk products. Following concerns that the presence of trace amounts of DCD in milk could […]

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