Monday, 04 March 2019 08:14

Why energy efficiency matters

Energy management is a key way dairy farmers and sharemilkers can cut costs and improve profits.

Published in Management
Friday, 01 March 2019 12:44

Savings showered by the sun

A Woodville, Tararua dairy farmer is halving his dairy shed power bill with a solar power system he will pay for in six years. And it has no batteries. Peter Burke reports.

Published in Management
Sunday, 30 July 2017 14:55

Give up farming, generate power

Farmers installing solar power can now get a better return from it than from farming itself, a solar power installer claims.

Published in Management
Monday, 07 December 2015 08:52

Take time to set up rather than fill up

With the silly, busy season about to happen – and with margins tighter than ever – it might be worth considering a few salient points to save fuel in the trusty farm tractor.

Published in Machinery & Products
Saturday, 05 December 2015 13:55

Non-compliance at all-time low for Southland

Once again, it has been a year of pleasing results from industry, incidents and the dairy sector, the annual compliance monitoring report compiled by Environment Southland has found.

Published in General News
Saturday, 28 November 2015 10:25

Blitz brings energy efficiencies

Energy blitzes at Fonterra's 36 sites identified 900 initiatives for energy efficiency, says Fonterra energy manager, Linda Thompson.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 11:54

Alliance Group targets energy use

One of the world’s largest processors of sheep meat, Alliance Group Limited, aims to reduce carbon emissions by 3,300 tonnes over the next three years.

Published in General News

Australian dairy farmers are unhappy with a new energy white paper unveiled this month by the Federal Government.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 07 June 2013 08:43

Easier access for solar energy

Westpac and Meridian Energy are giving farmers easier access to solar energy, with potential savings on power bills in the thousands each year.

Published in General News
Monday, 25 March 2013 13:25

Energy-saving scheme seeks recruits

A programme launched last year to help dairy farmers cut energy costs, is open to more recruits.

Published in General News
 

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