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Canterbury’s dairy farm consent compliance results for the 2013/14 season show no prosecutions were needed while the overall rates of compliance were similar to the previous season.
Environment Canterbury officers made at least one compliance visit to each of the 1093 dairy farms monitored (out of 1100 farms) in Canterbury during the 2013-14 season. In total 792 farms or 72 per cent recorded full compliance with the conditions of their dairy effluent consents (unchanged from the previous year).
Environment Canterbury is continuing to work with industry and farmers to find new ways to lift on-farm environmental performance.
compliance issues, while the rate of significant non-compliance fell to seven percent - down one percentage point from the previous season..
A guide to managing farm dairy effluent: 2006-2007 (1136 kB)
Previous Dairy Reports are below: