Displaying items by tag: Waikato Regional Council

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
Monday, 26 October 2015 07:13

Wetlands helping to combat nutrient leaching

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
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
Saturday, 18 July 2015 06:00

Sheep and beef farmer in the gun with council

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
Saturday, 27 June 2015 15:00

Taupo farmer warned over nitrogen cap breaches

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

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