Essential Freshwater Policy

 

Understanding what the new policy means for you

It's important for all of us who work on the land to understand the government's new Essential Freshwater Policy. What does it mean for our farms and businesses? We've put together this information toolkit to help ensure your farm meets the new regulations.

A guide to the Essential Freshwater Policy
The government's new policy aims to protect New Zealand's freshwater resources and bring waterways and ecosystems to a healthy state within a generation.

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What this means for your farm
We've broken down exactly what the N Caps mean for different farms in these short videos. The limits vary depending on whether you use pasture only, forage cropping, or cut & carry methods.

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Your nutrient efficiency toolkit
We've put together a toolkit to help you farm productively under the new regulations. From industry-leading products like SurePhos and SustaiN, to smart planning tools like My Pasture Planner.

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Learn more about Farm Environment Plans
Get in touch with our Farm Sustainability Services team to find out more about how this new policy can complement your Farm Environment Plan.

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