Displaying items by tag: nitrogen

Wednesday, 22 July 2015 10:00

Land-use change will protect iconic lake

Agreement has been reached on reducing by 20% the amount of nitrogen leaching into Lake Taupo through the ground.

Published in Agribusiness
Sunday, 14 June 2015 14:31

Use N wisely and be productive

It's possible to meet nitrogen limits onfarm while remaining productive.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 29 April 2015 11:27

Brace yourself for hike in Overseer N loss

Irrigated dairy farms can expect nitrogen loss figures to leap when they run the latest version of Overseer.

Published in General News
Monday, 20 April 2015 10:13

More tools in the box

There's been noise in the market recently about urea coatings that can reduce volatilisation -– the process where nitrogen is lost to the atmosphere rather than available to the plant. 

Published in Management
Sunday, 19 April 2015 10:08

Nitrogen dollars dissolving in thin air

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.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

N. question hard to answer

Is it worth applying nitrogen fertiliser to speed pasture recovery post drought?

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 16:55

Measuring the Irish environment

Irish dairy farmers are responding positively to a research programme designed to measure nitrogen and phosphorous leaching on their farms.

Published in Management
Thursday, 12 March 2015 16:02

Nitrogen in effluent: fresher is better

The fresher the better, according to new research which shows available nitrogen from farm dairy effluent diminishes the longer the effluent is stored.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 10:45

University farm hits the wall

The hot dry summer and a strategic move to use less nitrogen is taking its toll on the Lincoln University Dairy Farm.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

Retaining crucial carbon in soils

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.

Published in Management
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