While your old mate is on the topic of Landcorp – or Pamu as it likes to call itself these…
OPINION: We all know that overuse of fertiliser harms the environment, but that shouldn’t mean fertiliser becomes a dirty word.
Greenpeace is pulling no punches in its ‘new’ campaign to ban synthetic nitrogen fertiliser and supposedly save New Zealand’s rivers.
Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says it has good stocks of finished fertiliser products despite a massive fire at its Hornby site last week.
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.
Exploring the uses, benefits and recent developments of fertiliser will be a key feature of the East Coast Farming Expo next April.
Fertiliser co-op Ravensdown says some of its stores have been affected by the series of earthquakes this morning.
The New Zealand farmer can be sure that in some years his income will be high and in others it will be low -- while costs keep climbing.
Thursday October 13 came and went without too much fuss (the birthday of Grantham girl Margaret Thatcher, the UK’s first female prime minister); for farming folk this date was more importantly Global Fertiliser Day.
Technology developed in Dannevirke is becoming disruptive in pasture grazing markets beyond New Zealand.