Farm & environment

Farm & environment

Learn more about water and soil management, best practice methods to improve biosecurity on farm, and health & safety reminders to minimise risk in your business.

Deer Industry Environment Awards 
The Deer Industry Environmental Awards are convened every second year and are part of the industry’s commitment to environmentally sustainable farmed deer production. For more information on the competition, please click here >>

Information on how to maintain biodiversity by managing the spread of pests, weeds and other organisms that cause unwanted infections.

This Code of Practice builds on the 2012 Landcare Manual to provide clear, practical guidance for minimising environmental impacts from deer farming.

Changes to the world climate resulting from greenhouse gas emissions caused by human activity pose an acute threat to civilisation.

Deer have specific natural needs and behaviours

Farming is one of the most dangerous jobs in New Zealand. Health and Safety is one of the most important areas, if not the most important area for the deer farm as a work place

National and international experience has shown that the classification of land according to its capability for long-term production, based on its physical limitations and site-specific management needs, provides the most reliable basis on which to promote sustainable land management.