Displaying items by tag: Waikato

Tuesday, 30 June 2020 07:55

Farmers up their game

A Waikato environmentalist who led a public campaign against poor winter grazing practices on Southland farms says farmers are making improvements.

Published in General News

Proposed new regulations for the Waikato and Waipā River Catchments outlined in Plan Change 1 have raised concerns in the agricultural sector.

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Simple actions can reduce winter nutrient loss, explains Bala Tikkisetty, sustainable agriculture advisor at Waikato Regional Council.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 10 June 2020 09:44

Farmers win more time to appeal WRC plan changes

Farmers and growers have won more time to appeal one of the country’s largest environmental plan changes.

Published in General News
Friday, 20 March 2020 12:53

Don’t be bullied into building large ponds

A Hamilton soil and water consultant is questioning the effectiveness of the dairy effluent storage calculator on Waikato farms.

Published in Management

An invasive weed that can reduce water quality and block irrigation systems has been discovered in the Waikato River.

Published in General News

The Government has declared a drought in Waikato and South Auckland, unlocking $80,000 in Government support for farmers and growers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 February 2020 10:25

Silage still in stock but rain needed

Dry weather is spreading through Waikato but farmers are coping, says Waikato Primary Industry Adverse Event Cluster chairman Neil Bateup.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 December 2019 09:10

World’s worst weed on the prowl

With warmer weather bringing on forage maize crops in leaps and bounds, Waikato Regional Council is reminding farmers and growers to keep watch for velvetleaf.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 13:55

Farmer leader dips toe into politics

Dairy Women's Network trustee and Waikato dairy farmer Pamela Storey is standing for the Waikato Regional Council.

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