Thursday, 21 February 2019 11:01

'Fertiliser' is not a dirty word

Many people know overuse of fertiliser harms the environment, but that shouldn’t make ‘fertiliser’ a dirty word.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 10:55

Using fert wisely

OPINION: We all know that overuse of fertiliser harms the environment, but that shouldn’t mean fertiliser becomes a dirty word.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 10:24

Nitrogen inhibitor to make a comeback

Ravensdown is hoping its Eco-N product for reducing nitrogen leaching from pastures could soon be back on the shelves.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 October 2018 12:55

Bag of ‘tools’ to save environment

No ‘magic bullet’ exists for managing a farm environmental footprint, says Ngai Tahu Farming’s general manager of dairy, Shane Kelly.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 10:55

Business as usual following fire

Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says it has good stocks of finished fertiliser products despite a massive fire at its Hornby site last week.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 12:35

All staff safe — Ravensdown

Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says it is working with the emergency services as a fire at its manufacturing facility in Hornby, Christchurch is brought under control.

Published in General News
Monday, 24 September 2018 09:44

A good plan for sheep, beef farmers

Environmental compliance is already a common business practice in dairying and horticulture, and now sheep and beef farmers must devise farm environmental plans (FEP) — a daunting prospect for some. 

Published in Management
Monday, 10 September 2018 09:03

Beet doesn’t need heaps of fertiliser

Trials on fodder beet in seven places in New Zealand show that there is minimal yield response to high applications of nitrogen (N) and potassium (K) fertiliser in beet crops.

Published in Management
Friday, 31 August 2018 07:55

Catchment-scale tool to clean waterways

A new service from Ravensdown will meet the stated need of farmers and other rural people for catchment-scale improvement of water quality. 

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 08:55

Committed to a low emissions economy

When 60 heads of large New Zealand companies recently committed to a transition to a low emissions economy, some environmentalists were wary.

Published in General News
 

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