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Review of New Zealand environmental farm plans

Publication date:  May 2003
Publication reference number:  TR 128

Since the 1940’s, farm plans have helped New Zealand farmers and the councils with environmental management on farms. This report consolidates the different farm plans used in New Zealand into one document. It sets out the components of the farm plans, how they are used by regional councils and industry, and discusses their merits and effectiveness in environmental management on farms.