Displaying items by tag: fertiliser

Thursday, 04 June 2020 11:54

Fertiliser sales grow

Quinfert owner, Bert Quin says his autumn fertiliser sales are nearly double last year’s.

Published in Farm Products

Developed and made in NZ by two farming brothers for over 20 years, Optimise micronised pelletised lime-based fertiliser is touted as a sustainable option with a difference.

Published in Farm Products
Thursday, 19 March 2020 11:00

Getting smarter at growing grass

In his third season, sharemilker and Ravensdown shareholder James Barbour takes us through the farm’s approach to nutrient management.

Published in Management
Thursday, 19 March 2020 10:18

Know your soil before your farm

Dr Tony Joseph explains how to assess your soil and keep it healthy. 

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 11 March 2020 12:40

Turning rhetoric into reality

Dr Jacqueline Rowarth analyses the points made at this year's Fertiliser and Lime Research Centre workshop.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 25 February 2020 10:13

Southern treasure or trash?

A man who bought an opencast Southland lignite mine 18 years ago no longer sells the coal for fuel, but sings its praises as stock food, fertiliser and soil conditioner. 

Published in General News
Friday, 21 February 2020 10:53

Sulky fertiliser spreaders offer mobile app

For the past decade, European fertiliser spreader manufacturer Sulky has been offering Fertitest, a service designed to assist with the configuration and effective use of the brand’s spreaders.

Published in Machinery & Products
Friday, 14 February 2020 11:08

New fertiliser deposits closer to home

The topic of shipping fertiliser around the world, brings with it environmental and socio-economic issues — but that may soon change.

Published in Machinery & Products

New research shows that it is possible to reduce traditional fertiliser recommendations for growing fodder beet – sometimes by more than half the usual amount – with no effect on crop yield or quality.

Published in Management
Thursday, 19 September 2019 07:55

Fertiliser use in spring

The refreshed National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management increases the pressure on farmers to improve their nutrient management. 

Published in Management
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