This article shows what happens to milk on its way from the cows to the milk tanker.
Key words: Agriculture
People at Work
Research by Lincoln University PhD student Janet Bertram. "Cows are responsible for releasing tonnes of nitrous oxide into the atmosphere, just from taking a piddle in the paddock. What can we do to mitigate the effects of this?"
Dr Guna Magesan, a senior scientist with Crown Research Institute Scion, studies nitrogen leaching from older gorse stands in Rotorua lakes catchments. Is gorse is as dangerous to our waterways as dairy farming?
Key words: Dilemma
Life in Other Times
A true story from the 1920s. The Rafferty children are punished by their teacher, Mr Octavius Claggert, because the cow they have to find and milk each morning makes them late for school. They solve their problem in a violent way. A moving story that raises deep ethical issues.