Dairy farmers take action to protect water

BOPRC Media Release, 20 May 2016 Minimising phosphorous run-off, better managing storm water and preventing down-stream erosion are just some of the benefits a Rerewhakaaitu farmer will soon realise, thanks to a recently constructed detainment bund. Dairy farmers Barry and Mark Mogg approached the Bay of Plenty Regional Council late last year after learning about the benefits of detainment bunds, [...]

Dairy farmers take action to protect water2019-05-22T11:25:59+12:00

Loss-making farmers can’t afford environmental mitigation, says Fed Farmers boss

By Fiona Rotherham, www.scoop.co.nz, 21 July 2015 Federated Farmers president William Rolleston says progress made in the last few years on farming’s environmental impact can’t be sustained when farmers are making a loss. Speaking to the Local Government New Zealand conference today, Rolleston says if agriculture is to continue its contribution to New Zealand’s economy, it has to address the [...]

Loss-making farmers can’t afford environmental mitigation, says Fed Farmers boss2017-08-09T10:57:43+12:00