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  • Agriculture and Environment

    Finding the balance between production and sustainability

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Agriculture and Environment

Our natural resources of land, water and air support our livelihood, lifestyle and biodiversity. The Institute of Agriculture and Environment provides teaching, research and services to find the right balance between agricultural production and long-term environmental sustainability.

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Study

Our courses focus on the development of sustainable land-based primary industries, and on understanding and managing the geodiversity and biodiversity of New Zealand’s ecosystems.

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Research

Our wide-ranging expertise enables multi-disciplinary research into economic and environmental ecosystems, from the most intensive farming and horticulture to eco-tourism and wildlife conservation.

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Māori

Our staff work in collaboration with iwi on research including environmental management, volcanic risk assessment and species and ecosystem conservation in New Zealand.

News

Mite named after Massey scientist
The soil mite Notophthiracarus minorae NiedbaƂa has been named after Dr Maria Minor of the Institute of Agriculture and Environment by a Polish...
Students get a taste for Massey food industry
Year 12 and 13 high school students experienced what it is like to study horticulture and agriculture at Massey University during the AgHort...
Student wins competition in Denmark
A Massey University PhD student has taken out a student competition at an agribusiness conference in Denmark.

Contact

agr@massey.ac.nz
ecology@massey.ac.nz
soil@massey.ac.nz

Phone +64 6 350 5799 x 84844
Fax +64 6 350 5680

Head of Institute Professor Peter Kemp

Institute of Agriculture and Environment
College of Sciences
Massey University
Private Bag 11 222
Palmerston North 4442
NEW ZEALAND

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