• millions in 2017 marsden funding for Massey

     

    Agriculture and environment research funded in population dynamics, hygrometer development, plant-pathogenic fungi and spatial and temporal variations in sea level changes.

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  • Research suggests lambs can be successfully weaned lighter and earlier.

     

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  • Agriculture programme world-ranked

    No.1 in New Zealand for Agriculture

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  • Agriculture and Environment

    Finding the balance between production and sustainability

Agriculture and Environment

The Institute of Agriculture and Environment provides teaching, research and services to find the right balance between agricultural production and long-term environmental sustainability.

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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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

Massey student nominated for New Zealander of the Year
Massey University Masters' student Ms Marnie Prickett has been selected as one of ten nominees for New Zealander of the Year.
Methane eating bacteria key to greenhouse gas reduction?
Seven years ago, Dr Rashad Syed was living in India, today he graduated with a PhD having made great strides to tackle one of his new home country's...
Swapping the cycle track for the farm track
Reliable, compassionate, dedicated and supportive - these are the words fellow students have used to describe third-year Bachelor of AgriScience...

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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Massey Contact Centre Mon - Fri 8:30am to 5:00pm 0800 MASSEY (+64 6 350 5701) TXT 5222 contact@massey.ac.nz Web chat Staff Alumni News Māori @ Massey