Saturday, 06 June 2015 16:15

Shore-mounted pump set to stir interest

Two new developments in effluent handling will show on the Reid & Harrison site.

Published in Special Events

Effluent treatment in a 40ft shipping container is out there now, from Forsi Innovations, Matamata, and will be publicly unveiled at National Fieldays.

Published in Special Events
Thursday, 28 May 2015 11:35

Effluent separator firm flat-out

Archway Group in Te Puke are acknowledged as experts in nutrient containment and control of effluent from dairy sheds and feed pads. 

Published in Machinery & Products
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 14:10

No bull in proper effluent management

I never thought when I entered farming politics that there would be so much talk about the stuff that comes out of the back end of a cow.  The polite term is ‘effluent’ of course; not polite are its effects and the costs of managing it.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 16 March 2015 00:00

Bigger pond means lower risk

On the need for water: don’t you wish you had a bit more water to keep pasture alive? Were you one of those farmers who strove to build an effluent pond of minimum size, and so missed out on having extra water in this year’s dry season? 

Published in Management
Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00

Using poo to raise soil fertility

Dairy farmers are using slurry tankers to spread effluent, boosting soil fertility, says C B Norwood Distributors Ltd, distributor of Pichon tankers made in France.

Published in Management
Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00

Get a WoF

Dairy Farmers can get a ‘warrant of fitness’ issued for their farm effluent and irrigation systems and be confident the WoF is ‘on the level’, says DairyNZ.

Published in Management
Saturday, 14 March 2015 00:00

Spreader handles everything thrown at it

Hamilton agricultural contractor Greg Langman says his Abbey AP900 multi spreader has handled “everything we have thrown it” in three years of operation, says the supplier, Farmgard.

Published in Management
Thursday, 12 March 2015 14:07

Waikato’s Effluent Expo in its fifth year

Nearly 60 exhibitors are lining up for this year's Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre near Hamilton next Tuesday 17 March.

Published in General News
Monday, 16 February 2015 12:41

Effluent Expo turns 5

The Waikato Effluent Expo at the Mystery Creek events centre is turning five this year and it will be bigger than ever.

Published in General News