In a controversial Waikato case, a judge has told the dairy industry to step up in on educating farmers about environmental responsibilities including disturbing stream beds.

Published in General News
Saturday, 13 December 2014 00:00

Worms, plants filter shed water for reuse

A Northland businessman is developing an environmentally friendly system of cleaning and reusing dairy shed washdown water; he says it will reduce costs and control nitrogen runoff.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 00:00

Time to get realistic

THERE MUST be realistic expectations about what can be done to improve the environment, warns a local government leader.

Published in General News
Saturday, 29 November 2014 00:00

Future-proof your system for high returns

NEW ZEALAND farmers face constant pressure to minimise their impact on the environment and to reuse, recycle and take responsibility for their farming ‘footprint’. This is an area of farm management increasingly in the compliance spotlight.  

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 October 2014 11:48

Labour and enviro questions flow

STAFFING AND environment issues dominated the discussion at DairyNZ’s annual meeting earlier this month.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 14:05

LUCI has the answers

Are you keen to know whether our farming practices are sustainable and environmentally friendly? Just ask LUCI.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 July 2014 09:54

Oz Carbon tax is history

Australian farmers are welcoming the repeal of the divisive carbon tax.

Published in General News

MARK AND Devon Slee, national winners of the 2014 Ballance Farm Environment Awards, will make outstanding ambassadors for New Zealand agriculture, says Federated Farmers president Bruce Wills.

Published in General News

A TIKORANGI dairy farming operation is the inaugural winner of the 2014 Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 09:23

Horizons to start dairy monitoring

The Horizons Regional Council's environmental protection team is heading out to check on compliance.

Published in General News

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