Displaying items by tag: Waikato Regional Council

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
Friday, 12 June 2015 12:34

Council to help farmers get on front foot

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
Friday, 03 April 2015 00:00

Help stop weed seed spread

The Waikato Regional Council is urging farmers help stop the spread of dangerous weeds in the Waikato region.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:07

Waikato’s Effluent Expo in its fifth year

Nearly 60 exhibitors are lining up for this year's Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre near Hamilton next Tuesday 17 March.

Published in General News