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We are the picture that a child draws of a farm


A child draws a picture of a farm. The sun is shining, the water is clean, the animals are happy. A question could be, ‘What is the name of that picture?’ Our farms, done correctly, are that picture. There’s a … Continue reading

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What would responsible pastoralism mean? (A strategic ‘glue’)


My contention is, by branding our method (pasture Harmonies) and taking that through on products to the consumer, NZ Inc would become the global custodians for responsible pastoralism. What would that mean? In one word, ‘glue’. I argue that as … Continue reading

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The way you’d farm if you farmed yourself


This story is also posted at http://www.pastureharmonies.org Think for a moment that you’re a Western consumer contemplating buying some animal protein for dinner that night. Faced with an array of red and white meat choices, you have a tiny thought … Continue reading

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For want of a name our agriculture flounders


Every story has a name – except the one which describes our agriculture. This, I argue, is one of the reasons we struggle to tell people around the world and in our cities about what exactly is and has been … Continue reading

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If we think beyond the actuality of how we produce….


(This post can also be seen at http://www.pastureharmonies.org) Science has served New Zealand agriculture extremely well. It should and needs to do so in the future. It is also that pragmatic rationale approach that has delivered and developed a wonderfully … Continue reading

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