Displaying items by tag: Waikato

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 06:55

'Crap' situation as shortage bites

Some Waikato farmers are jumping on harvesters to help rural contractors overcome driver shortages.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 29 September 2020 06:55

$50m dryer boosts sheep milk exports

A new industrial spray dryer at Waikato Innovation Park will boost annual sheep milk exports by $200 million.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 10:46

Putting heart back in the heartland?

National's long-held position in Port Waikato is under threat from a new party, according to John Jackson.

Published in Opinion
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.

Published in General News

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
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