Mootel providing comfort for cows and care for the environment
Fonterra farmer-owners Tony and Fran Allcock have set up New Zealand’s very first “mootel”, saying it not only helps the environment, but it’s also kept their cows happy and business healthy.
Promising plantain trial looking good for the planet
Fonterra and Nestlé are teaming up with DairyNZ to expand a promising plantain trial to help improve waterways and reduce on-farm greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
Fonterra partners with Visy, Auckland Council and Astron
Fonterra partnered with Visy, Auckland Council, and Astron to install new optical sorters which use light and near-infrared technology to read the reflective signal from each object.
Living Water – Seven facts for seven years
In the seven years that Fonterra and the Department of Conservation (DOC) have been working together through Living Water, important advancements have been made to help regenerate New Zealand’s precious natural resources.
A winning approach to health & wellbeing
Fonterra’s Health and Wellbeing team have proven they’re industry-leading, winning the WorkSafe New Zealand best initiative to address a work-related health risk at the New Zealand Workplace Health and Safety Awards.
From waste to wetland
“We wanted to improve the farm and do our bit for the environment” is Manawatu farmer Grant Bell’s response when he’s asked why he converted 4ha of his property into an impressive wetland.
Saving native bats at Hautapu in time for Halloween
October 31st is just around the corner and while bats are symbolic for the spooky season we call Halloween, it’s not the reason they’re important to Fonterra.
How one community has rallied to protect whitebait
It might be whitebait season right now but a community in Northland is more set on making new homes for the silvery-white fish than catching them.
Measuring greenhouse gas emissions, farm by farm
They’re hot off the press and intended to help take the heat out of climate change.