Sunday, 20 August 2017 09:55

Poo-powered electricity, hot water

A biogas recovery system using methane from dairy effluent to generate electricity and heat water was one of three finalists in the Energy Technology of the Year award in the 2017 Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards.

Published in Management
Thursday, 29 June 2017 14:55

Where will all those inputs end up?

Why is it important to reduce sediment, phosphorus and E. coli losses from winter grazed paddocks?

Published in Management
Friday, 17 March 2017 08:55

Patented technology makes job easy

The Clean Green Effluent Company says its multi-award winning system leads the way in effluent technology.

Published in Management
Thursday, 16 March 2017 13:55

Staged approach delivers on all counts

A staged approach to a comprehensive effluent system delivers on all counts, says a Kereone farmer.

Published in Management

The maker of the Halo effluent monitoring system says it frees up farmers’ time and ensures they stay compliant.

Published in Management
Friday, 11 November 2016 10:55

‘Secret weapon’ can save water

A farm dairy effluent system must collect all animal excreta deposited in contained areas, plus any other liquid or material coming into contact with it, says system designer Numedic.

Published in Machinery & Products

Rod and Sandra McKinnon milk 365 cows through a 32-point rotary on 120ha (effective) at Oakstone, a few km southwest of Matamata.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 11 November 2016 07:55

Manage your pond levels

Adequate storage offers flexibility for effluent application to fit around farm activities and irrigation conditions, according to DairyNZ.

Published in Management
Friday, 11 November 2016 06:55

Pontoon deaths show need for pond safety

Two dairy farm workers died between 2009 and 2011 while servicing pumps on pontoons floating on farm effluent ponds.

Published in Management
Thursday, 10 November 2016 14:55

Big bag better way to handle greenwash

An award winning effluent storage ‘bag’ new in New Zealand is an effective alternative to open ponds or tanks, says distributor TechniPharm.

Published in Management
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