Saturday, 25 April 2015 15:23

Four tonnes a first for ryegrass

For the first time in FAR trials ryegrass seed yields have topped 4t/ha.

Published in Management
Thursday, 23 April 2015 15:05

Is Wakanui’s reign starting to wane?

While feed wheat variety Wakanui still tops the tables for four year adjusted mean yield in Canterbury, a couple of newer cultivars are nipping at its heels.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 14:58

Homing in on oilseed options

FAR cultivar and herbicide trials with resurgent crop oilseed rape promise to help growers hone their agronomy on the resurgent crop.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 09:36

Arable farmers show how to grow feed

Eat your heart out dairy farmers: even if your pasture is the best in the country it won’t come close to amassing the feed/day a cereal crop can, judging by Foundation of Arable Research  (FAR) findings.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 October 2014 11:04

Business as usual for arable in the meantime

THE CHIEF executive of the Foundation for Arable Research, FAR, says to date the drop in the price of milksolids isn’t affecting arable farmers.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 December 2012 11:59

Fungicides to fore

SUCCINATE DEHYDROGENASE inhibitor: remember that name. Better known as SDHI's, this new group of fungicides dominated crop protection discussion at FAR's main field day of the year, Crops 2012.

Published in Management
Monday, 18 June 2012 13:35

Beefing up Rabobank team

Rabobank Australia and New Zealand has appointed Sarah Sivyer as the senior animal proteins analyst in its Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR) division.

Published in General News
Monday, 16 January 2012 14:38

Cropping conference coming up

The Foundation for Arable Research's (FAR) is hosting its fifth North Island conference in Hamilton next month.

Published in General News
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