Thursday, 03 October 2019 11:39

Spreading liquid manure to standing crop

Applying liquid manures or farmyard effluents to standing crops of forage maize is largely unheard of in New Zealand, but the practice is gaining ground in Europe.

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 07 September 2019 07:55

Sustainable future prompts upgrade

Seek expert advice to understand how to meet new effluent management regulations in your region, advices Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) primary industries manager Mark Jackways.

Published in Management
Friday, 06 September 2019 14:21

Dual purpose spreaders

Ag and Civil Direct, a division of Waikato Tractors, Hamilton, is to distribute the Shelbourne Reynolds range of farm equipment manufactured in the UK.

Published in Machinery & Products

Irrigating farmers in the Amuri district in North Canterbury are continuing to record improved environmental performance.

Published in Management
Friday, 06 September 2019 14:00

Spring blasts can rob nutrients

Winter and early spring are when nutrients are most at risk of getting lost from farms, writes Bala Tikkisetty, sustainable agriculture advisor at Waikato Regional Council.

Published in Management
Friday, 06 September 2019 13:55

Maelstrom kicks up a storm

A new addition to Farmchief’s extensive range is aimed at using organic waste on farm, notably the West Maelstrom rear discharge manure spreader.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 06 September 2019 08:55

Effluent expo coming!

Extra sites, a new strategy and revamped logo will be features of the 2019 Effluent & Environment Expo.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 September 2019 08:56

Clever placement makes best use of effluent

Kiwi dairy farmers tend to be lagging behind the northern Europeans in their handling of dairy effluent.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 05 September 2019 08:55

Hi-spec tankers from Emerald Isle

Slurry tankers enable dairy farmers to replace inorganic fertilisers with their farm effluents.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 11:55

$24,700 fine for farm workers

Two farm workers have been fined $24,700 for breaching effluent management rules.

Published in General News
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