Articles

Proving the benefits of subsurface drip irrigation

After trialling a subsurface irrigation system last summer, Cust dairy grazers Gary and Penny Robinson are keen to collect data and compare this with traditional irrigation… Read More

Embracing technology and adapting to market demand

Cust farmer Roscoe Taggart is a keen adopter of technology and will be trialling the use of variable rate base fertiliser over the coming months to… Read More

Swannanoa students help restore Burgess Stream

A biodiversity project at Burgess Stream near Eyreton received a helping hand from around 20 Swannanoa School students who planted 394 native seedlings during a planting… Read More

Thousands of plants improve Burgess Stream

Over half of the 4500 native plants for a biodiversity project at Burgess Stream near Eyreton are in the ground with planting expected to be completed… Read More

Biodiversity projects gain traction

A series of biodiversity projects has improved awareness of the special values of streams and rivers throughout Waimakariri Irrigation Limited (WIL’s) catchment area. Biodiversity project lead… Read More