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Catch crops, cleaner freshwater

09 Nov 2021



The nitrate debate is a hot topic in Aotearoa New Zealand. Farmers need efficient methods to mop up excess nitrogen and reduce leaching from our soils into our waterways. Scientist Brendon Malcolm talks with Scigest host Rebecca Bloomer about his catch crops for cleaner freshwater research and how reducing nitrogen through catch crops also provides an economic return for the farmer.

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