Displaying items by tag: Waikato

Wednesday, 09 March 2016 14:55

Future lies in exporting premium food – Rowarth

Failing to market our products properly is costing us billions, says Jacqueline Rowarth, agribusiness professor at the University of Waikato.

Published in General News
Monday, 29 February 2016 13:55

Upcoming dairy talent drawn by scholarships

Fifty-five DairyNZ scholarships have been awarded this year.

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 18 February 2016 06:55

Is Fonterra’s strategy outdated?

More developments in dairy processing operations, this time in Northland, are yet another nail in what must not be allowed to become Fonterra's coffin.

Published in Opinion
Saturday, 23 January 2016 07:55

Waipa catchment abuzz with opportunity

Protect your land and take up a buzzing opportunity to earn extra cash.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 13:32

Big grant for Waikato-Waipa river strategy

The Waikato River Authority is contributing $828,000 in its latest funding round towards the development and implementation of the Waikato-Waipa restoration strategy.

Published in General News
Friday, 27 November 2015 10:30

Farmers push to improve river health

The efforts of farmers to improve the health of the Piako River in the Waikato region have been recognised.

Published in General News
Sunday, 08 November 2015 07:00

Turnips prove a hit

Waikato farmer Brad Kilgour was so pleased with the Marco turnips he planted this year that he will double his planting this coming summer, says the supplier, Ravensdown.

Published in General News
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, 21 August 2015 10:04

River clean-up funding on offer

The Waikato River Authority has received 57 applications to fund river clean-up projects totaling more than $14 million in its fifth funding round.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 16 June 2015 15:54

Better connections promised

Faster internet is helping Waikato dairy farmers to manage their businesses on mobile phones. Spark New Zealand recently deployed 4G via the 700MHz radio spectrum on its Hangatiki site. 

Published in Agribusiness