Monday, 16 February 2015 12:41

Effluent Expo turns 5

The Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre is turning five this year and it will be bigger than ever.

Published in General News
Saturday, 14 February 2015 00:00

Fertiliser firm helps in rules ‘navigation’

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has formed a team to help farmers deal with councils in sorting their compliance with environmental regulations and in applying for consents.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 03 February 2015 00:00

‘Chain-dragger’ sullys all dairy farmers

A dairy farmer ‘dragging the chain’ on effluent management has let the team down, says Federated Farmers Dairy chairman Andrew Hoggard, commenting on a recidivist polluter who has copped a record fine for environment non-compliance in Taranaki.

Published in General News
Thursday, 11 December 2014 12:07

Good progress on protecting waterways

THE DAIRY industry is making good progress on protecting waterways on farm, according to a review.

Published in General News

DARE I say it? If you are aged 29 or over you can stop reading this message (about effluent) right now, because you’ll either know it all, or have made up your mind about it and be inflexible in your thinking. Younger minds when reading this will get an inkling of the underlying message and start to see the light. 

Published in General News
Saturday, 29 November 2014 00:00

Weeping wall joy

TOTAL CONTROL of the effluent process is the key benefit of an Archway weeping wall effluent system, says the company owner Matt Hodgson.

Published in Management
Friday, 28 November 2014 00:00

Yardmaster buys stainless range

YARDMASTER IS synonymous with effluent equipment but has only recently added stainless steel manufacturing to its resume by buying the assets of Whangarei company Industrial Stainless & Design Limited (ISD).

Published in Management
Thursday, 27 November 2014 00:00

Pump suits above-ground storage

EFFLUENT PUMP maker Numedic says its new horizontal effluent pump is a “complete solution” as pumping from above-ground effluent storage tanks becomes more popular.

Published in Management
Thursday, 27 November 2014 00:00

Stay mindful of effluent value

DAIRY FARM effluent grows in value as fertiliser prices rise, says Waikato Regional Council. In its publication ‘Effluent management; for the health of our waterways and groundwater’, the council urges farmers to treat effluent as a fertiliser, but carefully because it lacks balance, being very high in potassium.

Published in Management
Saturday, 15 November 2014 00:00

Kiwi effluent solution for Oz farmer

AN AUSTRALIAN first – an above-ground effluent storage tank – is fixing problems for a Tasmanian farmer and is an aid to major research into methane gas emissions.

Published in Machinery & Products