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1 February 2017
Fertiliser Association welcomes new Chief Executive
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Vera Power to the role of Chief Executive, following the retirement of former Chief Executive, Dr Philip Mladenov, at the end of December.
29 April 2016
The release of the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord this week highlights the important role of talented people in delivering improvements in the environmental performance of dairy farming.
8 April 2016
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand (FANZ) is aware of the territorial dispute in the non-self-governing territory of Western Sahara and maintains an on-going process of due diligence on developments in the region and their implications for fertiliser supply.
13 May 2014
Certification of Nutrient Management Advisers
13 May 2014
The Fertiliser Association appeared at last week's select committee hearing
4 March 2014
1 February 2014
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand (the Association) has released its submission to the Ministry for the Environment on the proposed amendments to the National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management 2011.
1 December 2013
Today the owners of OVERSEER® – AgResearch, the Fertiliser Association of New Zealand and the Ministry for Primary Industries – launched the OVERSEER® Best Practice Data Input Standards (the Standards).
1 January 2013
The agricultural nutrient management tool “Overseer” is now destined to become a key tool for understanding and reporting on nutrient cycling in the arable industry.
1 December 2012
Sixteen primary sector organisations have committed to the Nutrient Management Adviser Certification Programme. DairyNZ commissioned the Fertiliser Association of New Zealand to develop the certification programme as part of its Primary Growth Partnership, funded by the Ministry for Primary Industries.
27 September 2012
The nutrient budgeting software OVERSEER® is proving to be an excellent resource for farmers and growers, and increasingly regional councils, making it a valuable tool at a time when farming within environmental limits is becoming increasingly important.
19 July 2011
The fertiliser industry sees challenging times ahead as the country grapples with achieving agricultural economic growth while managing the country’s fresh water resources.
5 August 2009
15 July 2009
The OVERSEER® Nutrient Budgets Model today entered a new phase of development, with the appointment of a lead science provider and the start of a significant enhancement programme.
29 March 2007
The number of dairy farmers using nutrient budgets to manage nutrient inputs and outputs as at March 2007 is 80%, and is not at the 33% level the Minister of Agriculture, Mr Jim Anderton, used in an address to fertiliser industry leaders in Wellington on Tuesday.
27 March 2007
The ultimate goal of the fertiliser industry is for every farmer in New Zealand to operate a full farm nutrient management plan.
7 February 2006
Sustainable nutrient use - a phrase often used but poorly understood, and a subject under discussion among leading international and local researchers at a conference focussing on best practice nutrient management strategies.