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A plan change proposal aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been narrowly approved by Waikato Regional Council for public notification.
Waikato Regional Council staff are available to provide dairy farmers on the flood-affected Coromandel Peninsula with advice on the safe disposal of milk supplies.
Dairy effluent is a great source of nutrients for growing pasture, but managed improperly it can let loose lots of contaminants that harm waterways.
A groundbreaking plan change proposal aimed at restoring and protecting the Waikato and Waipa rivers has been approved by Waikato Regional Council for public notification.
Moves to chart the way forward for water management in Waikato over the next 30-50 years have taken another significant step forward.
A planting partnership between an award-winning Waikato farmer and children from his local school is bearing environmental fruit on many levels.
Farmers are being offered extra environmental protection advice through an upgraded version of the hugely popular "farm menus".
A large dairy farmer turnout at a recent effluent management field day shows they want to do the right thing with the environment, says organiser Jon Palmer.
The environmental effects of nitrogen that determine how much effluent you can irrigate onto land, says Waikato Regional Council.