Nov 9, 2013

Only 50% of Dairy farmers comply !

Dairy Farm Compliance seen to be a bad joke on our waterways


Waimakariri 52%, Selwyn 56.2% and Kaikoura 56.5%  dairy farmer non-compliance.

'The exceeding of undiluted dairy effluent limits, nitrogen loading and dairy effluent ponding were among the most common reasons for noncompliance'

Ecan's Canterbury Dairy Report 2012-13 (1MB pdf)


Pro-dairy article by The Timaru Herald


Federated Farmers dairy chairman Willy Leferink said farmers needed to "pull up their socks"


Dairy intensification 'killing NZ fast and dirty'