Open Country Dairy is the first anchor tenant in the Ports of Auckland (PoAL) regional freight hub that formally opened on April 30 at Northgate Business Park at Horotiu just north of Hamilton.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 14:55

Opening the agri sector to senior students

A group of high school students have spent four days on a live-in event at Waikato University to learn more about career opportunities in agriculture.

Published in General News
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:08

Crackdown on non-compliant farmers

DairyNZ says it supports the Waikato Regional Council monitoring and increasing their focus on high-risk farms.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 September 2018 10:21

Waikato farmers helping keep floods out

Waikato farmers are being thanked for helping flood-prone communities in the region.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 14:55

Eye-in-sky back in Waikato

Waikato Regional Council has resumed aerial monitoring of ‘at risk’ farms by satellite imagery, drones, fixed wing aircraft or helicopters.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 11:55

Spy returns to Waikato skies

Pinpoint aerial surveillance of Waikato dairy farms has been voted in by Waikato Regional Councillors as a ‘risk management’ move on farmers suspected of poor effluent handling.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 07 February 2018 14:55

Students eye opportunities in ag sector

Many young people, especially from urban backgrounds, don’t realise how broad the opportunities are in the rural sector, says Waikato University agribusiness and marketing student Celine Walters.

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A farmer lobby group says land-use restrictions proposed in the Waikato Healthy Rivers Proposed Plan Change 1 (PC1) could lead to fruit and vegetable shortages.

Published in General News
Thursday, 17 August 2017 08:55

State funding to protect waterways

The Waikato Regional Council is getting $1.6 million in state funding to help protect waterways.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 09:55

Sector set for sonic boom

Kiwifruit is heading towards being a major force in the New Zealand economy, a Waikato University report predicts.

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