12 Dec 2014

Report calls for better effluent data

6:46 am on 12 December 2014

The dairy industry has been told it needs to improve the collection of effluent management information from farms.

A farmer at milking time in the cowshed on a dairy farm near Cambridge.

Photo: AFP

It came in a progress report on the first year's operation of the Sustainable Dairying Water Accord, a voluntary dairy industry commitment to improving water quality.

Catherine Delahunty.

Catherine Delahunty - accord relies on self-reporting. Photo: SUPPLIED

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