A selection of cartoons by Chris Slane on issues related to farming - previously published in NZFarmers Weekly magazine.
Ploughing champs and the carbon bill. The Feds are play lip service to action on climate change, but funny how it's never the quite 'right' action they can support.
Cartoon depicts a cow with a gas tank and mask to collect emissions -'Zero Carbon solutions #1 Gas Collectors'
Cartoon depicts a farmer and an Environmental Science Research scientist holding a sample of river water "How does it look?" "A lot clearer than the debate"
Cartoon depicts Fonterra guillotine for CEO Hurrell :"As your CEO I thank you for the confidence expressed by our new performance and head count reduction system"
Cartoon shows two farmers at home sitting on sheep saying "Unlike the old foam couch these hardly ever catch fire".
Cartoon,carbon,environment,nzpol,politics,climate,change,global,warming,agriculture,..'Emssions Agreement' New Zealand Government Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern waters a tiny plant a farmer has helped to plant - a discarded sign 'ETS' - Emmissions Trading Scheme.
"We could do with one of these on the farm to suck up all greenhouse gases and nitrogeon runoff notes one dairy farmer to another female farmer as he reads a newspaper headlining a photo of a black hole - while in the background a sewage treatment pond overflowing it's banks in the rain while cows in the distance graze in sodden grass fields...blackhole,cartoon,farmersweekly,greenhousegases,environment ,globalwarming ,carbon.
Cartoon depicts a farmer about to toss his gumboot "fetch" Sheep-"What's he doing?" Sheep 2 -"Practicing for next year's rural games"
how about something on the mad weather - tornadoes in Canterbury today, big rain here, maybe a farmer looking across his field while holding a paper that says ZCB passes, and he says, hopefully we'll get 24-47% less extreme weather too...Farmers will know the % figure, it's the range of methane emissions in the ZCB target.
Cartoon depicts a methane satellite broadcasting to a cow who has just burned "daisy Daisy You have exceeded your daily methane allowance!"
Cartoon depicts a farmer protester crossing a road towards the Beehive whose dog is growling at the traffic "Atta girl politicians next"
Cartoon.Sign at a wire fence says -'Proposed Significant Natural Area 2028' - "Until then I propose it's time for Uber Eats" says a hungry stoat to a rat and an oppossum...cartoon,ecology,pests,native,plants,species,conservation,nature,introduced,cartoon,ecology,pests,native,plants,species,conservation,nature,introduced, environment,
Cartoon depicts a farmer dragging a safe to the stock yards "I'm not missing out this time" 'Ewes fetching phenomenal price s-news'
Cartoon depicts a farmer with a phone pointed at a visitor 'News: app identifies pests' "bankerwort'
Cartoon depicts an investor deciding between property and a sharemarket rollercoaster.
Cartoon depicts two farmers looking at angry muscular sheep in a pen "We bred these Beltex sheep to guard against rustlers"
Cartoon show truck carrying hay bales of feed with messages of goodwill sprayed on the exterior of the wrap.
Cartoon shows angry farmer jumping mad stamping the grass into mud - "Tut Tut Bad Pugging" points out an official from the regional council holding a clipboard labelled 'fresh water regulations'...Some farmers are hopping mad about the new regulations, while Fed Farmers and others are actually on board. The Nats were actually involved in setting them up, apparently.
Cartoon depicts a farmer taking a selfie with a flock of sheep "OK group selfie for our online stock sales gallery" "A ewie-zui"
Cartoon shows Shane Jones of NZFirst party saying "Just doing my bit for kiwi build mate" while wood spells out the words 'NZFirst Election chances'.
Cartoon shows Shane Jones holding money standing in empty country town asking "anybody here need more trees? Hello anyone?
News - closed sales yards leave excess stock levels on farms - farmer says to another - "Well the social distancing at home is going fine"
Cartoon shows former air steward asking calves "Refreshments anyone?" "Her last job was in the Koru Lounge"