Thursday, 31 October 2019 09:55

No silver bullet for phosphorus

In New Zealand’s soils, phosphorus does a great job at growing plants but unfortunately it does the same thing if it makes it into our water.

Published in Agribusiness
Friday, 11 October 2019 08:55

Digging deeper into soil’s black box

Could soil organic matter be used for carbon credits? 

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 04 September 2019 12:55

Setting Olsen P targets

A new scientific article on the management of soil phosphorus makes fascinating reading, writes Dr Bert Quin, managing director of Quin Environmentals.

Published in Management

A new generation of organic selenium supplementation will be introduced into New Zealand this year, helping to solve NZ soil's issue of low selenium.

Published in Farm Health
Friday, 17 May 2019 09:07

Wintering practices are critical

Soil damage during winter is a big issue for farmers. It coincides with high stock densities and high soil moisture conditions.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 15:26

The soil man: Keith Vincent

Soil scientist Keith Vincent spent 10 years spent mapping soils in the burgeoning New Zealand wine scene.

Published in Profiles
Thursday, 03 January 2019 08:55

It’s time to look at soil health

Spare a thought for soil — arguably our most underappreciated natural resource.

Published in Opinion
Friday, 07 December 2018 12:55

Red tape choking primary sector productivity

OPINION: Immigration NZ should attract immigrants to our primary sector as well as they attract overseas investors and entrepreneurs to our economy.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 13:34

It’s World Soil Day!

New Zealand scientists are taking a leading role in the global effort to preserve and improve soil health. 

Published in General News
Thursday, 01 November 2018 11:24

Sub-soiling has many benefits

The practice of sub-soiling, by no means new, has been acknowledged by farmers and contractors as helping improve drainage and creating healthier soil conditions.

Published in Machinery & Products
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