Displaying items by tag: effluent

Thursday, 23 January 2020 07:55

Soil properties critical when applying effluent

Soil properties should be weighed up when applying effluent, explains Bala Tikkisetty, sustainable agriculture advisor (technical) at Waikato Regional Council.

Published in Opinion
Saturday, 04 January 2020 08:55

Soil moisture: no more looking over the fence

Farm manager Bryan Mitchell describes as brilliant the SCADAfarm systems that allow him to remotely monitor and manage the irrigation of his 300ha of leased grazing land near Kirwee.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 12:55

Saving water while washing stock trucks

Ravensdown's ClearTech farm effluent treatment system is not just for dairy sheds, the company says.

Published in General News
Monday, 18 November 2019 09:43

Managing poo made easy

Irish slurry handling specialist Abbey Machinery is working to get more value from slurry. Business development manager international, Michael O’Grady explains. 

Published in Management
Friday, 15 November 2019 11:55

Soil moisture: no more looking over the fence

Farm manager Bryan Mitchell describes as brilliant the SCADAfarm systems that allow him to remotely monitor and manage the irrigation of his 300ha of leased grazing land near Kirwee.

Published in Management
Friday, 15 November 2019 10:55

Effluent storage offers increased flexibility

Dairy farmers are realising that having significant on-farm effluent storage can have many advantages.

Published in Management
Friday, 15 November 2019 09:55

Separation gives constant result

Effluent separation offers a number of unique advantages, and opportunities that other systems don’t offer, says farm equipment manufacturer Rakaia Engineering Ltd (REL) Group.

Published in Management
Thursday, 14 November 2019 11:45

Hefty fine for ‘careless’ farmer

A Waikato farming company has been slapped with a $63,000 fine for unlawful discharging of farm effluent.

Published in General News
Friday, 18 October 2019 12:02

Effluent Expo now includes environment

A new strategy is in place for the upcoming Effluent and Environment Expo in Waikato.

Published in Management
Thursday, 03 October 2019 11:39

Spreading liquid manure to standing crop

Applying liquid manures or farmyard effluents to standing crops of forage maize is largely unheard of in New Zealand, but the practice is gaining ground in Europe.

Published in Machinery & Products

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