The Hound was intrigued to read an article recently, on the Newsroom website, that shows that Education Minister Chris ‘Chippy’…
Million of dollars of nitrogen is vanishing into thin air, causing losses to farmers and to New Zealand in wasted imports, says fertiliser company Ballance Agri-Nutrients.
Irish dairy farmers are responding positively to a research programme designed to measure nitrogen and phosphorous leaching on their farms.
The fresher the better, according to new research which shows available nitrogen from farm dairy effluent diminishes the longer the effluent is stored.
The hot dry summer and a strategic move to use less nitrogen is taking its toll on the Lincoln University Dairy Farm.
RECENT RESEARCH shows some pastoral soils lose more crucial carbon and nitrogen than others. The reason isn’t known precisely yet but it could be important. Research continues.
THE GOVERNMENT will reallocate $24 million to a new project that encourages land owners in the Lake Rotorua catchment to switch to low nitrogen land uses or find other ways to reduce the amount of nitrogen polluting the lake water, Environment Minister Amy Adams says.
NEW RESEARCH funded by Ballance Agri-Nutrients that will look at the most efficient use of nitrogen fertiliser for pasture growth.
THE FINDINGS OF the Parliamentary Commissioner's water quality report should serve as a call to action for farmers, says a major natural fertiliser company.