The Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre is turning five this year and it will be bigger than ever.
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.
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.
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.
TOTAL CONTROL of the effluent process is the key benefit of an Archway weeping wall effluent system, says the company owner Matt Hodgson.
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).
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.
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.