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
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 09:55

Fert co-op raises profit 24%

Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown has posted a 2017-18 pre-tax profit of $63 million, up 24% on last year. 

Published in General News
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 13:38

Aerial research spreads its wings

Ravensdown’s Primary Growth Partnership programme has been extended so that research outputs will be valid for 90% of hill country. 

Published in General News
Friday, 06 July 2018 09:55

Ensuring lice treatment is successful

The move into the cooler seasons brings with it an unwanted guest – the sheep louse. 

Published in Management
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 14:55

Green water turns into yard wash

Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown and Lincoln University have unveiled effluent technology that could lift the dairy sector’s effluent and water efficiency.

Published in General News

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