The Tukituki Plan Change 6 defines operations as ‘low intensity’ based on certain criteria, and these do not require a Farm Environment Management Plan (FEMP).
The Tukituki Plan Change 6 defines operations as ‘low intensity’ based on certain criteria. If a property or operation meet these criteria, a farm plan is not required. However, properties that meet the ‘low intensity’ criteria should fill out the ‘Low intensity farm’ form. This will enable the regional council to establish a record of those properties that don't require a farm plan, and therefore don't need to be followed up by compliance.
A farming enterprise that is considered to be ‘low intensity’ has:
A property is not considered ‘low intensity’ if it is between 4ha -10ha and:
The definition of stock unit that the Regional Council uses are the same as those used in the Beef & Lamb survey. If stock are not listed here, the OVERSEER default units are used.
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