Beef, pig and deer farmers to face stream-fencing requirements

Pattrick Smellie
Fri, 27 Nov 2015

By Pattrick Smellie Nov. 27 (BusinessDesk) - Beef and deer farmers, along with outdoor piggeries, are set to face the same stream-fencing requirements as dairy farmers following the latest recommendations of the Land and Water Forum, while commercial and industrial water users may be required to start measuring their takes. The consensus-making body established seven years ago to improve New Zealand's freshwater management delivered its fourth report to Environment Minister Nick Smith and Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy this mornin...

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