Thursday, 19 September 2019 07:55

Fertiliser use in spring

The refreshed National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management increases the pressure on farmers to improve their nutrient management. 

Published in Management
Wednesday, 17 July 2019 09:55

Urgent Overseer review needed – Upton

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment, Simon Upton, has repeated his call for a full independent review of Overseer before any widespread adoption of it as a regulatory tool.

Published in General News

The key to using a catch crop to reduce onfarm nitrate leaching is to get it in the ground as soon as possible after winter feeding, says Plant and Food scientist Dr Brendon Malcolm.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 23 January 2019 11:55

New Overseer easier to use, tells you more

A new version of Overseer now being rolled out will cost farmers a $200 a year subscription.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:55

Overseer is no silver bullet!

The Government is being called on to offer official guidance on how regional councils should use the nutrient measurement tool Overseer.

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 July 2018 11:55

Overseer critics ‘old-school’

Ballance chief executive Mark Wynne says criticism of the nutrient management tool Overseer is “very old-school”.

Published in Agribusiness

Controversial farm management tool Overseer is getting $5 million state funding for an upgrade.

Published in General News
Friday, 25 September 2015 17:19

Fertilise wisely for best effect

The spring months, as soils warm up, are when the work of fertilising begins.

Published in Management
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
Thursday, 06 August 2015 16:47

Ravensdown backs Overseer overhaul

Ravensdown is welcoming the overhaul of the Overseer nutrient modelling tool.

Published in General News
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