Displaying items by tag: Ravensdown

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

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

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