The Hound understands that Mike Petersen’s time as NZ agriculture’s special trade envoy will soon end.
Farmers are being urged to prepare their stock for transport ahead of the annual 'gypsy week' to help keep the Waikato's roads clear of effluent and safe for users.
DairyNZ has been granted major funding from the Waikato River Authority's first funding round to undertake a major environmental farm management and monitoring project in the Karapiro area.
Senior students interested in careers in agriculture turned up in droves to the first of this year's Get Ahead Experience days, held at the Karapiro Domain, Waikato.
THE 2012 Waikato Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year, Barry and Nicky McTamney, take the next step in their dairy farming career in June when they enter an equity partnership.
THE WAIKATO Regional Council (WRC), Fonterra, DairyNZ and Federated Farmers are working closely together to make it easier for about 3500 dairy farmers in the Waikato to comply with new rules around water takes for shed wash down and milk cooling.
The winners of the 2012 Waikato Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year, Barry and Nicky McTamney, take the next step in their dairy farming career in June when they enter an equity partnership.
Swedes who recently visited an award-winning Waikato farm were impressed by our farming, says the New Zealand Farm Environment (NZFE) Trust.
The Morrinsville sale yards will officially open their stock truck effluent disposal site in a ceremony on February 21.