The Clean Green Effluent Company says its multi-award winning system leads the way in effluent technology.
A staged approach to a comprehensive effluent system delivers on all counts, says a Kereone farmer.
A farmer and community led irrigation scheme has secured $1.37 million funding from the Government.
Otorohanga dairy farmer Laurie Pottinger says good work in the fencing of waterways has noticeably improved water clarity in catchments.
The maker of the Halo effluent monitoring system says it frees up farmers’ time and ensures they stay compliant.
Dairy farmers bracing for unannounced visits by Waikato Regional Council staff are reminded by a Feds spokesman to enforce health and safety rules onfarm.
Dairy farmers are being warned to keep a lookout for a common virus which may be becoming more virulent in New Zealand herds.
Maize silage is a good fit with New Zealand systems because the rumen is a microbial environment, full of bacteria, fungi and protozoa which eventually help to produce milk or weight gain.
What’s happening with once a day (OAD) milking now, following the death last year of its great advocate professor Colin Holmes?
Using robots to apply herbicides to kill weeds in vegetable crops would hugely reduce the quantities of chemicals being applied, says a visiting British expert.
The merits and costs of farming marginal land or fencing it for reversion or forestry was the topic at a recent field day in Taranaki.
Milk cooling affects milk quality and the faster the milk is cooled after milking, the better the quality when it is collected from the farm, says DairyNZ.
Like all hill country farmers, Peter and Niels Hansen have dozens of projects needing time and money, so when the Taranaki Regional Council offered funding and incentives they jumped at them.
‘Accurate farming' would be more apt than ‘precision farming’ to describe this agricultural practice, says professor Simon Blackmore of Harper Adams University in the UK.
New Zealand is about to open a new front in the war on rabbits with the expected release of a new strain of rabbit haemorrhagic disease, or calicivirus.
Fencing waterways protects freshwater from nutrients, effluent and sediment by excluding stock and creating a buffer between water and the land.
Contractors at a recent meeting held in Waikato by Claas Harvest Centre got insight into a new forage maize technique now gaining momentum in the US and Europe.
Dairy farmer Phil Musson, from Springston, south of Christchurch, has won the annual Working With Nature Environmental Award from North Canterbury Fish and Game.
Agricola Enterprises at Ohaupo, southwest of Hamilton, is an equity partnership farmed by Joe McDonald and wife Lynaire, with his parents Terry and Carole.
Getting clean, fresh water to livestock is not just a case of getting a 100m roll of pipe from the local rural supply depot.
Better pasture management, greater fertiliser efficiency, reduced farm expenses and seamless payroll and roster systems – there’s an app for that.
A South Canterbury couple have been named the 2016 Lincoln University Foundation Farmer of the Year, based on a detailed and analytical approach to farm management.
Facial eczema (FE) is caused by the saprophytic fungus Pithomyces chartarum which lives on dead and decaying litter at the base of pastures.
The last few seasons seem to have delivered many challenges on farmers: the milk price is more variable, weather patterns are more unpredictable and environmental regulations are much tighter.
A new dairy conversion is a vote of confidence in the dairy industry by farmer Peter Schouten, of Swannanoa, North…
Fonterra chairman John Wilson says overseas milk suppliers could be allowed to own shares in the co-op.
A time-saving strategy is to shorten the milking time for up to 20% of the herd, says DairyNZ scientist Dr…
The word ozone conjures up images of big holes in the atmosphere, stronger UV light, the risk of severe sunburn…
Drones may soon be joining the armoury of weapons used to scare birds away from ripening grapes after a trial…
Nicky Hutchinson “never dreamed” of becoming ‘The Boss’.