Thursday, 20 June 2019 09:55

Irrigation scheme seeks public support

Amuri Irrigation Company (AIC) is formally seeking farmer investment in a $79 million, 7000 - 9000ha piped irrigation scheme for the Hawarden basin area, south of the Hurunui River in North Canterbury.

Published in General News

The latest summer has once again highlighted the fragility of relying on river sources for irrigation in Marlborough.

Published in Industry

The case against Pollock Farms was taken by Waikato Regional Council following inspections where over-irrigation of effluent was evident.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 14:55

Fertigation saves time, money

Darfield farmer Peter Abrahamson was a fan of fertigation (fertilisation of crops and pasture by liquids fed through irrigation systems) even before he could irrigate.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 January 2019 07:55

Precise irrigation solves many problems

Tired of blanket irrigation's issues, two Massey University engineering graduates decided to create a solution.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 16:31

IrrigationNZ appoints new head

IrrigationNZ has appointed Elizabeth Soal as its new chief executive.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 12:14

Changing climate needs better water storage

Water storage is more important than ever as climate change causes more severe drought forecasts.

Published in General News

A controversial dairy conversion in the Mackenzie Country is now allowed to irrigate, even as Environment Canterbury warns that such intensive farming in the area would not now get approval.

Published in Management
Thursday, 15 November 2018 13:55

Finding the perfect spring fertiliser

Getting the biggest bang for your buck out of fertiliser while protecting economic and environmental bottom lines is a key goal for farmers.

Published in Management
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
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