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Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says its new blending plant and distribution centre in New Plymouth will change the way farmers receive and use products.
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.
The prospect of having to manage fly populations resistant to poisons is becoming a reality for more New Zealand farmers.
The days of trekking across hill country farms to get samples of soil fertility, then blanket spreading fertiliser, are nearing their end, says Ravensdown.
Adopting the Ravensdown whole-farm soil testing (WFST) programme may enable farmers to make smarter nutrient input choices, says Dan Copland, a senior agri manager at the fertiliser co-op.
Ravensdown chair John Henderson has added the co-op’s weight to a pledge by New Zealand farming leaders to help make our rivers swimmable for future generations.
Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown is paying a total annual rebate of $45 per tonne to its farmer shareholders after a third year of strong results.