Peter Young uses effluent pond water as fertiliser for pasture at Buffalo

Jeanette Severs
April 15 2023 - 12:00pm
Peter Young progressed from using fixed sprinklers, to a 1000-litre tank on a trailer, then purchased a slurry truck to disperse effluent as fertiliser. Picture by Jeanette Severs
Peter Young progressed from using fixed sprinklers, to a 1000-litre tank on a trailer, then purchased a slurry truck to disperse effluent as fertiliser. Picture by Jeanette Severs

Peter Young is utilising his effluent pond as part of his fertiliser application regime to grow pasture and crops to support herd production.

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Jeanette Severs

Jeanette Severs

Journalist

I research and write articles across a broad range of topics for an agricultural and rural readership. My hours of work are part-time - generally Monday, Tuesday and Friday.

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