• Co-operative economy research first

    massey researchers have led the first in-depth research into the value of the co-operative economy

     

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  • STUDENT PROFILE

    ISABEL TAIT: PHD STUDENT

    "It's technical, but you can get your hands dirty."

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  • AGRICULTURE AND THE ENVIRONMENT

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

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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

Opinion: Value of humanities should not be underestimated - scientist
Successive governments have taken the view that education is about generating a short-term profit. For years, tertiary education policy has sought to...
Nutrient management future on the agenda
The world's leading minds in sustainable nutrient management met at Massey University this week to discuss the future of the complex science.
Producing food to feed the world
We've all heard of animal breeders, but have you heard of a plant breeder? There's a shortage around the world and, as our population heads to an...

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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