Planning is crucial to designing a safe, effective effluent pond.

Published in Management
Friday, 28 June 2019 13:55

Spread with care and save

Applying the right amount of effluent can save farmers money — but applying too much can damage pasture.

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Effluent Expo 2019 will build on last year’s event that drew 1500 farmers, says spokeswoman Amanda Hodgson.

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Of the food intake ruminants use for maintenance, milk production, rearing a calf and/or to produce meat, as much as 85% can end up as waste. Waste that can be used as fertiliser.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 05 June 2019 15:00

WMS spreads wings into effluent

Waikato Milking Systems (WMS) will use Fieldays to promote its expansion beyond milking systems into effluent and environmental products.

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Tokoroa farmer Marcel Korsten operates a closed farm system: what doesn’t get out the front gate as milk has to go back onto the farm.

Published in Management
Monday, 15 April 2019 09:48

Stirrer keeps crusts away

A new heavy-duty, shore-based stirrer from effluent handling specialist Hi-Tech Enviro Solutions can help eliminate the problem of crusts forming on effluent pond or storage towers.

Published in Machinery & Products
Monday, 15 April 2019 09:42

Right quantities at the right time

Good effluent management combines a well-designed effluent system with processes for collecting effluent and applying it to pasture in the right quantities at the right time.

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The case against Pollock Farms was taken by Waikato Regional Council following inspections where over-irrigation of effluent was evident.

Published in Management
Monday, 15 April 2019 08:21

Farmers back blitz

The dairy industry is supporting councils in their efforts to get all farmers to meet their effluent obligations.

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