These incoming regulations will affect all farmers in the Waikato river and Waipa river catchments.
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Wanaka’s water is labelled as pristine but some know that’s not so.
The water is clear, clean and safe to drink. But over time, it’s been invaded by a noxious weed, Lagarosiphon, and is now home to a snotty-looking algae that is fast removing the sparkly twinkle from the pebbles on the lake floor and clogs up home appliance filters.
Environmental planning on farm has just got easier, with the launch of a new cloud-based software programme, AgFirst Landbase. AgFirst consultant Erica van Reenen developed the programme, in conjunction with FarmIQ, after being asked time and again whether an online tool to assist with land and environment planning existed – it didn’t, until now.