Displaying items by tag: Waikato Regional Council

Friday, 20 March 2020 10:20

Healthy Rivers decision please farmers

Waikato farmers are generally pleased with recommendations on Plan Change 1 "Healthy Rivers" that the Waikato Regional Council adopted this week.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 January 2020 09:50

Industry closely monitoring dry conditions

Soil moisture levels are plummeting across the Waikato and South Auckland, according to the Waikato Regional Council.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 December 2019 09:10

World’s worst weed on the prowl

With warmer weather bringing on forage maize crops in leaps and bounds, Waikato Regional Council is reminding farmers and growers to keep watch for velvetleaf.

Published in Management
Thursday, 26 September 2019 13:56

Farmer promises to be a ‘good parent’

Politics, whether national or local body, is not for the faint-hearted.

Published in General News
Thursday, 19 September 2019 07:55

Fertiliser use in spring

The refreshed National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management increases the pressure on farmers to improve their nutrient management. 

Published in Management
Tuesday, 03 September 2019 13:55

Farmer leader dips toe into politics

Dairy Women's Network trustee and Waikato dairy farmer Pamela Storey is standing for the Waikato Regional Council.

Published in General News
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.

Published in Management
Thursday, 30 May 2019 10:46

Don’t take pests with you on Moving Day

Farmers are being urged to help protect farms from pest plants by cleaning machinery, vehicles and equipment before they move on Moving Day.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 12:55

Green light for $280m plant

Waikato should have a new $280 million milk plant up and running by August 2021.

Published in General News
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:07

Wintering practices are critical

Soil damage during winter is a big issue for farmers. It coincides with high stock densities and high soil moisture conditions.

Published in Management
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