Wednesday, 09 September 2015 10:00

Effluent Expo off, field days on

The 2016 annual Effluent Expo at Mystery Creek has been cancelled.

Published in Rural Life
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 13:09

Protecting crucial soils

Good soils are at the heart of farming in Waikato.

Published in Management
Monday, 17 August 2015 09:50

Waikato faces pest challenges

The Waikato Regional Council is facing a range of environmental and production pest challenges this year following a busy 12 months controlling unwanted animals and plants.

Published in General News

Waikato Regional Council says it is concerned proposed changes to the national plan for managing tuberculosis (Tb) in cows may be somewhat hypocritical when it comes to the Waikato.

Published in General News

Holding on to stock longer after a drought in the hope they would reach higher weights contributed to a Taupo farmer becoming the first sheep and beef farmer warned by the Waikato Regional Council for breaching nitrogen caps.

Published in General News

A sheep & beef farmer has been formally warned for breaching the Resource Management Act by exceeding a nitrogen discharge cap over a two-year period.

Published in General News

Environment will be the focus of Waikato Regional Council at Fieldays.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 15:09

Front foot it on environment

With the Waikato and Waipa rivers catchments due to face new targets and limits for water quality, farmers are being encouraged to be proactive over environment-related changes to their operations.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 14:44

Rivers plan to be aired for farmers

Meetings in Waikato in May will offer farmers a say on Waikato Regional Council’s ‘Healthy Rivers Plan for Change’, which could affect their future.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 April 2015 13:54

Second Waipa field day

The Waikato Regional Council plans to hold another farm planning and environmental sustainability field day after the success of their last event at the Kaniwhaniwha Stream.

Published in General News

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