Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:20

Cobra hits the spot

Launched in 2012, the Cobra irrigator, designed and manufactured by Hi-Tech Enviro Solutions, quickly became a farmer favourite for its efficiency and ease of use, says the company’s business manager Rob Johnson.

Published in Machinery & Products
Thursday, 15 November 2018 09:10

Tankers, stirrers on show

CB Norwood Distributors will be at the Effluent Expo (November 27, 28) with its Pichon slurry tankers and pond stirrers.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:55

Yard washing, screening gear on display

Yard washing, pumping and effluent screening gear will be on the GEA site at the Effluent Expo at Mystery Creek. The expo will be held on November 27 and 28.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 12:52

Separator shows big savings

Reid and Harrison’s effluent expertise dates back at least 50 years, but it gained big traction in the early 1980s with the launch of its Yardmaster pump.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 11 July 2018 11:55

Spy returns to Waikato skies

Pinpoint aerial surveillance of Waikato dairy farms has been voted in by Waikato Regional Councillors as a ‘risk management’ move on farmers suspected of poor effluent handling.

Published in General News
Friday, 29 June 2018 10:55

Stirrer, power unit for poo handling

Effluent handling specialist Hi Tech Enviro Solutions showed several new products at Fieldays, among them a shore-based stirrer and a portable skid unit for powering high output effluent pumps.

Published in Management
Thursday, 25 January 2018 12:22

Sorting good effluent from bad

Is your farm effluent ‘good’ or ‘bad’, and what makes it so in the first place? asks David Law, Forward Farming Biological Consultancy.

Published in Management
Monday, 22 January 2018 14:55

Protecting a natural asset

In managing contaminants on your farm, part of the solution might be right under your nose. DairyNZ environment manager Dr David Burger explains. 

Published in Management
Sunday, 20 August 2017 09:55

Poo-powered electricity, hot water

A biogas recovery system using methane from dairy effluent to generate electricity and heat water was one of three finalists in the Energy Technology of the Year award in the 2017 Deloitte Energy Excellence Awards.

Published in Management
Thursday, 29 June 2017 14:55

Where will all those inputs end up?

Why is it important to reduce sediment, phosphorus and E. coli losses from winter grazed paddocks?

Published in Management