Friday, 16 September 2016 10:55

Moves on stock, land use to restore rivers

Getting more stock out of waterways and further restricting land use changes are recommended as part of plans to improve the health of rivers in Waikato.

Published in Management
Monday, 11 July 2016 06:55

Big solution for a big problem

Dairy effluent, particularly slurry, can be a big problem.

Published in General News

Can farms make money – or at least save it – by extracting the energy latent in dairy effluent?

Published in Management
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 12:55

Wake up and smell the roses

New Zealand's farmers seem to have at last woken up and smelt the coffee.

Published in Machinery & Products

Dairy farmers are increasingly using technology to monitor and control their dairy effluent systems, says Precision Farming Ltd.

Published in Management
Sunday, 13 March 2016 15:55

Fertiliser value of effluent

Farm dairy effluent is a natural, dilute liquid fertiliser.

Published in Management
Thursday, 10 March 2016 12:55

Treat poo as fert

Dairy farm effluent should be treated as a fertiliser, but carefully, because it is not a balanced fertiliser, being very high in potassium.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 09:55

How much effluent to irrigate?

The environmental effects of nitrogen that determine how much effluent you can irrigate onto land, says Waikato Regional Council.

Published in Management

Ken Westlake played a key role in a potentially 'game-changing' effluent reduction model for the dairy industry.

Published in Agribusiness
Monday, 15 February 2016 15:55

Effluent in a bag

With ever tightening regulations on effluent storage, containment – whether in open ponds or purpose built reservoirs – is capital intensive.

Published in Machinery & Products