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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.
MASSEY UNIVERSITY is testing a barn farm system with potential for improved productivity and better water quality on dairy farms.
The Waikato Regional Council has welcomed a $3 million funding injection from the Government to ensure the long-term protection of Lake Taupo's excellent water quality.