Tuesday, 08 March 2016 09:55

How much effluent to irrigate?

The environmental effects of nitrogen that determine how much effluent you can irrigate onto land, says Waikato Regional Council.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 23 February 2016 09:39

Summer threat of yellow bristle grass spread

Farmers are being reminded that this time of year is a peak one for the spread between properties of the damaging pest plant yellow bristle grass.

Published in General News
Saturday, 23 January 2016 07:55

Waipa catchment abuzz with opportunity

Protect your land and take up a buzzing opportunity to earn extra cash.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 13:32

Big grant for Waikato-Waipa river strategy

The Waikato River Authority is contributing $828,000 in its latest funding round towards the development and implementation of the Waikato-Waipa restoration strategy.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 November 2015 10:30

Farmers push to improve river health

The efforts of farmers to improve the health of the Piako River in the Waikato region have been recognised.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 November 2015 08:57

Know the soil, run effluent systems well

Knowing the soil has always been the basis of good farming because the soil is the foundation of the production system.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 09:57

Tick for council process

An independent review has found Waikato Regional Council’s evidence gathering processes “appropriate, robust, lawful and up to date”.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 October 2015 10:32

Keeping sediments away protects bottom line

Winter's end is a time for cultivating paddocks; this must be done well to prevent sediment and excessive nutrients getting into waterways from the land.

Published in Management

Will wetlands become the new weapon enabling farmers to combat nutrient losses onfarm? 

Published in Management
Friday, 18 September 2015 11:00

Appropriate

Your old mate had to giggle at a recent media proclamation from the Waikato Regional Council. The local government body boldly claimed it is “taking a fresh approach to helping farmers with effluent management”.

Published in The Hound
 

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