This section provides a background to the Code and discusses its structure and use. Also included are an overview of the Code's objectives and scope, guidelines for checking best management practices and a list of definitions.
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand and Dairy NZ funded development of the Nutrient Management Adviser Certification Programme (NMACP). This industry-wide certification aims to ensure that advisers have the learning, experience and capability to give sound nutrient advice.
We have received questions recently about whether it is appropriate to apply phosphate (P) fertiliser during the winter months. As a result, the Fertiliser Association has produced an advisory with good management practice principles.