Displaying items by tag: nitrogen

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
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 08:49

$24m reallocated for lake cleanup

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.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 10:10

Research looks at N efficiency

NEW RESEARCH funded by Ballance Agri-Nutrients that will look at the most efficient use of nitrogen fertiliser for pasture growth.

Published in General News

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.

Published in Management
Thursday, 31 October 2013 15:03

Massey looks at cow barn potential

MASSEY UNIVERSITY is testing a barn farm system with potential for improved productivity and better water quality on dairy farms.

Published in General News
Thursday, 18 April 2013 09:05

$3m for Lake Taupo water quality

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.

Published in General News
Friday, 12 October 2012 09:48

Good progress on Lake Taupo

Farmers were among those thanked for their part in helping reduce nitrogen levels at Lake Taupo.

Published in General News
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