Wednesday, 28 November 2018 10:24

Nitrogen inhibitor to make a comeback

Ravensdown is hoping its Eco-N product for reducing nitrogen leaching from pastures could soon be back on the shelves.

Published in General News
Saturday, 27 October 2018 11:55

Breeding for lower nitrogen excretion

More farmers have asked this year about CRV Ambreed’s LowN sires, as they aim to start breeding for lower milk urea nitrogen concentration (MUN), says product manager Peter van Elzakker.

Published in Management
Friday, 24 August 2018 13:25

Farm plans help reduce N loss

Farming practices now piloted by Mid Canterbury dairy farmers Grant and Jan Early could show other New Zealand farmers how they can successfully reduce their environmental impacts.  

Published in Management

Research shows that cows bred for low urea concentration end up using more nitrogen for milk protein productions.

Published in Management
Friday, 16 June 2017 07:55

Plantain emerging from the shadows

Nitrogen entering the soil from the urine of cows is a big problem.

Published in Management

Five years of research has led to CRV Ambreed discovering that selective breeding will help reduce urinary nitrogen leaching on NZ farms by 20% within 20 years.

Published in Management
Friday, 24 February 2017 10:55

NZ/US teamwork on nitrogen breakthrough

New Zealand and American scientists have discovered a previously unknown way of chemically converting reactive nitrogen, common in soil and water, into a safe form rather than a harmful greenhouse gas.

Published in Agribusiness

Technology used by archaeologists to find artefacts in the ground is now being trialled by New Zealand soil scientists to see if it can help mitigate nitrogen leaching on farms.

Published in General News

Farm comparison work will start soon to support scientifically the claim that a biologically active fertiliser system now used on 200 dairy farms reduces environmental impacts and raises profits.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 07:55

Reduce winter nitrogen losses

Having enough nitrogen in farming systems is essential. But having too much, or not managing it wisely, can have marked effects on your farm's environment.

Published in Opinion
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