Displaying items by tag: effluent

Friday, 06 September 2019 14:00

Spring blasts can rob nutrients

Winter and early spring are when nutrients are most at risk of getting lost from farms, writes Bala Tikkisetty, sustainable agriculture advisor at Waikato Regional Council.

Published in Management
Friday, 06 September 2019 13:55

Maelstrom kicks up a storm

A new addition to Farmchief’s extensive range is aimed at using organic waste on farm, notably the West Maelstrom rear discharge manure spreader.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 06 September 2019 08:55

Effluent expo coming!

Extra sites, a new strategy and revamped logo will be features of the 2019 Effluent & Environment Expo.

Published in General News
Thursday, 05 September 2019 08:56

Clever placement makes best use of effluent

Kiwi dairy farmers tend to be lagging behind the northern Europeans in their handling of dairy effluent.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 05 September 2019 08:55

Hi-spec tankers from Emerald Isle

Slurry tankers enable dairy farmers to replace inorganic fertilisers with their farm effluents.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 11:55

$24,700 fine for farm workers

Two farm workers have been fined $24,700 for breaching effluent management rules.

Published in General News
Sunday, 30 June 2019 18:45

A well designed pond provides peace of mind

Planning is crucial to designing a safe, effective effluent pond.

Published in Management
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
Friday, 28 June 2019 08:17

Effluent Expo 2019 will be bigger, better

Effluent Expo 2019 will build on last year’s event that drew 1500 farmers, says spokeswoman Amanda Hodgson.

Published in Management

Of the food intake ruminants use for maintenance, milk production, rearing a calf and/or to produce meat, as much as 85% can end up as waste. Waste that can be used as fertiliser.

Published in Machinery & Products