Friday, 20 March 2015 08:48

‘Comments were misrepresented’

A senior Federated Farmers leader has poured cold water on suggestions that he supports a moratorium on dairy conversions.

Published in General News
Monday, 09 March 2015 14:43

All-rounder wins at Waikato Dairy Awards

The 2015 Waikato Sharemilker/Equity Farmer of the Year, Aaron Price, has it all – he is a young, fit, professional, married man with a plan.

Published in General News
Monday, 16 February 2015 12:41

Effluent Expo turns 5

The Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre is turning five this year and it will be bigger than ever.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 February 2015 00:00

Stay on the ball

The countryside is drying markedly in Waikato, though some areas that got recent rain are holding on. This may mean the third dry summer in a row for many areas, and this, with the poor payout, is putting pressure on some farmers.

Published in Management
Saturday, 03 January 2015 06:00

Farmer’s legacy eases financial burden

A pioneering farmer's legacy has eased the financial burden of hundreds of students entering their first year of tertiary study in the Waikato.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 24 December 2014 06:00

Use water wisely

Using limited water resources wisely helps protect the health of waterways and ecosystems, as well as helping ensure the region's economic health.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 November 2014 00:00

Mixer keeps goats and farmers happy

A JAYLOR feed mixer wagon is providing ‘room service’ for 700 Saanen in-milk goats living in a goat ‘motel’ on 52ha at Waharoa, Waikato.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 10 November 2014 16:48

Court takes action over illegal discharge

HAMILTON DISTRICT Court has fined a Waikato based farm and a contractor for separate incidences of illegally effluent dumping.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 November 2014 00:00

Northern farmers brace for dry

FARMERS in Northland and Waikato are buckling down for a long hot summer that can only be made worse by the low payout.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 October 2014 09:43

Large Waikato finishing block up for sale

A LARGE finishing and dairy support farm at Whatawhata, Waikato, is for sale.

Annandale is 515ha in five titles. It has 90ha of flat to gently rolling land, 330ha of rolling countryside and medium contoured hills, some steeper hills and 25-30ha of bush and wetlands. Soils are a blend of clay loam mix, volcanic ash and silt loam.

Published in Machinery & Products
 

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