Displaying items by tag: Waikato

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 11:43

Processor commits to port’s Waikato hub

Open Country Dairy is the first anchor tenant in the Ports of Auckland (PoAL) regional freight hub that formally opened on April 30 at Northgate Business Park at Horotiu just north of Hamilton.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 14:55

Opening the agri sector to senior students

A group of high school students have spent four days on a live-in event at Waikato University to learn more about career opportunities in agriculture.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:08

Crackdown on non-compliant farmers

DairyNZ says it supports the Waikato Regional Council monitoring and increasing their focus on high-risk farms.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 September 2018 10:21

Waikato farmers helping keep floods out

Waikato farmers are being thanked for helping flood-prone communities in the region.

Published in General News
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