Friday, 26 April 2019 07:55

Spread your own fertiliser and save

Bert Quin, managing director of Quin Environmentals (NZ) Ltd and owner of the fertiliser company Quinfert on why we need to be more thoughtful about fertiliser.

Published in Opinion
Thursday, 25 April 2019 14:55

Managing nutrients in waterways

OPINION: Most of us are under the impression that all of New Zealand has fertile soil that’s great for growing food. It’s more or less a fairy tale.

Published in Opinion
Monday, 25 March 2019 07:42

‘Helicropping’ could take off

Aerial application of herbicides, fertiliser and seeds could be the answer to preventing soil erosion.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 20 March 2019 08:22

Fake news — Billboard ruling

Anti-farming lobby Greenpeace has been ordered to take down billboards it had erected around the country accusing fertiliser companies Ballance and Ravensdown of polluting rivers.

Published in General News
Monday, 18 March 2019 08:28

Fert checks made easy

Amazone has updated its EasyCheck calibration system to allow the lateral spreading pattern of fertiliser to be quickly and easily checked in the paddock.

Published in Machinery & Products
Wednesday, 13 February 2019 10:55

Using fert wisely

OPINION: We all know that overuse of fertiliser harms the environment, but that shouldn’t mean fertiliser becomes a dirty word.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 08:57

‘New’ bid to ban fertiliser

Greenpeace is pulling no punches in its ‘new’ campaign to ban synthetic nitrogen fertiliser and supposedly save New Zealand’s rivers.

Published in Milking It
Tuesday, 16 October 2018 10:55

Business as usual following fire

Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says it has good stocks of finished fertiliser products despite a massive fire at its Hornby site last week.

Published in General News

Farmers’ interest in using liquid fertilisers instead of the more mainstream solid granules is hotting up, says John Barnes, general manager of Fertiliser NZ, Richmond, Nelson.

Published in Management
Monday, 09 July 2018 10:28

Weigh and go without woe

Amazone's EasyCheck system simplifies checking the performance of fertiliser spreaders.

Published in Machinery & Products
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