Wednesday, 13 September 2017 12:55

Dairy conversions falling

DairyNZ says a fall in the number of dairy conversions in Canterbury signals strongly that fears of a big rise in dairying there are unwarranted.

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 12:55

Canterbury plan change unworkable

Environment Canterbury's proposed Plan Change 5 is unworkable, says Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury chairman, Michael Salvesen.

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017 08:55

ECan farming plan change ‘unworkable’

Environment Canterbury's proposed Plan Change 5 (PC5) is unworkable, says Federated Farmers Mid-Canterbury chairman Michael Salvesen.

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Saturday, 08 April 2017 08:55

Rabbit virus delay will hurt

Rabbit-plagued farmers are disappointed that bureaucracy has held up the anticipated release of a new strain of rabbit haemorrhagic disease (calicivirus).

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Tuesday, 28 March 2017 13:55

Consent deadline looms for 900 farmers

Farmers in Environment Canterbury’s Selwyn-Te Waihora zone are being urged to get a move on with their farming consents.

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Thursday, 15 September 2016 15:28

Canterbury farmers doing their bit on water

All water consent holders in Canterbury are fully compliant or have abatement notices in place to become fully compliant with the Water Measuring and Reporting National Regulations, reports Environment Canterbury (ECan).

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Environment Canterbury is promising stricter action against irrigators flouting their water consent conditions.

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Tuesday, 07 June 2016 13:55

Farmers force ECan apology

Environment Canterbury has apologised and withdrawn some evidence after being accused of blatant misrepresentation of photos presented to a hearing into the Hurunui District Plan review.

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Friday, 29 April 2016 15:26

Contractors reminded about biosecurity

The recent incursion of the invasive weed velvetleaf is a timely reminder of the importance of biosecurity and machinery hygiene practices.

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Friday, 26 February 2016 10:55

High court appeal looms over water

An appeal to the High Court is looking likely as Mid Canterbury irrigators BCI digest the implications of the Environment Canterbury Plan Change 2 announcement two weeks ago.

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