Sediment and soil erosion with MitAgator

Protecting our waterways is a huge issue when it comes to sustainable agriculture. As herd farmers, we have a unique responsibility to minimise the impact of nutrients, effluent, animal waste and sediment on the waterways that run through our properties.

MitAgator combines cutting-edge geospatial technology with with expert people, to give you a deeper understanding of how to ensure your soil stays out of waterways.
MitAgator can help you identify your farm’s Critical Source Areas (CSAs) to ensure that your effluent and waste management practice is environmentally and economically sustainable.
To find out more about how MitAgator can help you gain a deeper understanding of your land, contact us today. 

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Nutrient retention

Helping your land to hold on to nutrients plays a vital role in keeping it healthy and productive. MitAgator can give you sound insights into the strengths and weaknesses of your farm, identifying which soil is already well-equipped to do the job well, and how you can maximise this information.

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Contaminants, bacteria and water quality

Protecting our waterways from microbial pathogens like E-coli is a responsibility that comes with any kind of herd farming. Thankfully, there are many ways you can do the right thing by the rivers and streams that run through your property, and MitAgator can help you understand your options.

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How MitAgator helped the Ermedale farm thrive

David runs Ermedale Farm - a 305 hectare dairy farm near Riverton, in Southland. Like most Farmers, he has a strong connection with the land, and had historically operated on intuition. MitAgator gave him the opportunity to challenge his instincts with a tangible layer of science and data. It also gave him proof of intent to best environmental practice to present to Council. David chatted to us about how MitAgator has helped him take his environmental and economic sustainability credentials from good, to great.

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