Wednesday, 27 January 2016 14:55

Nutritionists to help farmers lift profits

South Island dairy farmers will get the chance to attend the popular New Zealand Association of Ruminant Nutritionists (NZARN) profitable dairy farming conference for the first time in February.

Published in General News
Sunday, 13 September 2015 11:00

Nutrient budget is essential

A nutrient budget must be prepared for the area where effluent is to be applied. 

Published in Management

Nutrient budgets are being created as part of nutrient management services offered by Ravensdown, as farmers grapple with their changing regulatory obligations. 

Published in Agribusiness
Thursday, 25 June 2015 14:43

Making better use of farm nutrients

LIC is joining forces with Precision Farming Ltd, supplier of GIS-based systems that manage the application of farm nutrients to optimise pasture growth including fertiliser and effluent.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 25 March 2014 11:52

Farm effluent here to stay

DAIRY FARM effluent is an important resource for nutrients and is here to stay, says Rotorua farmer Trevor Phipps.

Published in General News
Monday, 08 October 2012 16:09

Effluent, nutrients in fact sheet

DairyNZ has created a series of fact sheets to provide farmers with access to the latest information on effluent and nutrient management.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 19 September 2012 11:20

Ballance study targets nutrient solutions

New targeted approaches for nitrogen and phosphate applications are being studied in Ballance Agri-Nutrients' $32 million research programmes.

Published in General News
Thursday, 16 February 2012 09:55

Nutrient losses wash away profits

LOSING NUTRIENTS is just losing money. That was one of the key messages from Southland dairy farmer Vaughan Templeton speaking at last week's Fertiliser and Lime Research Centre conference at Massey University.

Published in Management
 

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