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Spatial nitrate leaching extent: an update for environmental reporting

Publication date:  April 2019
Publication reference number:  CR 338

This report summarises analysis methods and outcomes for modelling nitrate-nitrogen leaching from livestock in New Zealand, from 1990 to 2017. The report provides estimates of spatial variations and temporal trends in nitrate-nitrogen leaching, accounting for numbers and types of livestock, soil types, irrigation, and climate.

The data underpinning the report is available on the MfE data service.