Sunday, 08 November 2015 07:00

Turnips prove a hit

Waikato farmer Brad Kilgour was so pleased with the Marco turnips he planted this year that he will double his planting this coming summer, says the supplier, Ravensdown.

Published in General News
Thursday, 15 October 2015 09:37

Plan A, B and C to cope with El Nino

Jeremy Klingender, technical agronomy manager at Ravensdown, on planning for dry conditions.

Published in Management
Thursday, 03 September 2015 14:17

Chicory as summer crop

One response to tight economic circumstances for many dairy farmers is to look at reducing the amount of feed they buy in for their cows, says fertiliser co-op Ravensdown.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 07:17

Former Fed Farmers’ head to stand for Ravensdown

Former Federated Farmers president Bruce Wills is making a bid for a seat on the Ravensdown board.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 13:52

Back from the brink

Fertiliser cooperative Ravensdown continues to bounce back from the abyss, after its latest annual result and rebate announcement.

Published in General News
Thursday, 06 August 2015 16:47

Ravensdown backs Overseer overhaul

Ravensdown is welcoming the overhaul of the Overseer nutrient modelling tool.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 July 2015 14:46

Te Karaka student awarded scholarship

A Te Karaka student has been awarded the Mangatu Blocks and Ravensdown Scholarship, providing three years study at Auckland University.

Published in General News

Nutrient budgets are being created as part of nutrient management services offered by Ravensdown, as farmers grapple with their changing regulatory obligations. 

Published in Agribusiness

A Ravensdown-sponsored study by AgResearch, of highly invasive tutsan, has found there is no quick-fix when it comes to controlling and eradicating the weed.

Published in Farm Health
Monday, 20 April 2015 10:13

More tools in the box

There's been noise in the market recently about urea coatings that can reduce volatilisation -– the process where nitrogen is lost to the atmosphere rather than available to the plant. 

Published in Management

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