• Rutherford scholarship to protect endangered species

    Jessica Hiscox awarded three-year PhD Scholarship

     

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  • AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

    Massey alumni Andrew Hutchison wins 'Young Horticulturist of the Year'

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  • Marsden funds flightlessness study

    $300,000 to study the genetic pathways to flightlessness

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  • Massey spin-off company Biolumic wins Technology Investment Network award

     

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  • Agriculture and Environment

    Finding the balance between production and sustainability

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

PhD examines under-reported illness
There is a lurking threat affecting many farmers, veterinarians and outdoor workers that goes unnoticed and undiagnosed throughout New Zealand.
Future leaders in agriculture
Could Horowhenua be a sheep-milking hub or could a farmer's lowland hill-country be converted to produce Mānuka honey? These are just some of...
Memorandum of understanding with Brawijaya University
Massey University Vice-Chancellor Steve Maharey met a delegation from Brawijaya University, Indonesia and renewed the longstanding bilateral...

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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