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Simple actions can reduce winter nutrient loss, explains Bala Tikkisetty, sustainable agriculture advisor at Waikato Regional Council.
Farmers and growers have won more time to appeal one of the country’s largest environmental plan changes.
Waikato farmers are generally pleased with recommendations on Plan Change 1 "Healthy Rivers" that the Waikato Regional Council adopted this week.
Soil moisture levels are plummeting across the Waikato and South Auckland, according to the Waikato Regional Council.
With warmer weather bringing on forage maize crops in leaps and bounds, Waikato Regional Council is reminding farmers and growers to keep watch for velvetleaf.
The refreshed National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management increases the pressure on farmers to improve their nutrient management.
Dairy Women's Network trustee and Waikato dairy farmer Pamela Storey is standing for the Waikato Regional Council.
Applying the right amount of effluent can save farmers money — but applying too much can damage pasture.