Displaying items by tag: Ravensdown

Wednesday, 10 February 2016 15:55

Hidden aphids wreak havoc in beets

Ever wondered why your fodder beet has gone yellow?

Published in General News
Thursday, 04 February 2016 06:55

Teeth grinding wears farmers down

A combination of unusual conditions has bothered sheep farmers Hamish and Alastair Craw on their Banks Peninsula farm, Longridge Agriculture Ltd, for 10 years, says Ravensdown.

Published in Farm Health
Sunday, 31 January 2016 11:55

Rocks and the difficulty of pasture growth

Neil and Dot Smith are a far cry from the days of when they had to walk their cows for two days to get to their winter grazing.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 13 January 2016 15:38

A licence to farm for the next 25 years

A Rangitikei farming family is able to look to the future with certainty, having secured a 25-year controlled land use consent.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 03:55

Fert co-ops take it on the chin, back farmers

Fertiliser maker Ballance says it will continue to absorb the impact of a weaker New Zealand dollar and hold prices for most major nutrients through December.

Published in General News

Ravensdown returned savings of about $1.3 million to its farmers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 26 November 2015 14:43

Ravensdown wins business gong

Ravensdown have won the Large Business Award at the 2015 Hawkes Bay Chamber of Commerce Awards.

Published in General News
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

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