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

Good Autumn growth sets the scene for maximum growth rates in beef cattle post-weaning, but beware worms in pasture, warns Paul McKee, an animal health technical manager at Ravensdown.

Published in Farm Health
Thursday, 26 April 2018 11:55

Smarter farming needs nutrient efficiency

Tough questions are confronting everybody involved in food creation in New Zealand. 

Published in Opinion

Nutrient efficiency is vital to Ravensdown as a component of smarter farming -- good for the bottom line and the environment.

Published in Management
Friday, 16 March 2018 10:55

How to choose the best ryegrass

Choosing the correct perennial ryegrass can be daunting when all sales reps are saying they have the best. 

Published in Management
Thursday, 01 March 2018 10:55

$30m fertiliser project

Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says its new blending plant and distribution centre in New Plymouth will change the way farmers receive and use products.

Published in General News

The nutritional importance of adequate levels of selenium in dairy cows is well documented. However, confusion often occurs with recommendations of up to 10 times higher not being uncommon.

Published in Management

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