Feeding the world’s growing population
New Zealand’s reputation as a quality food producer is growing.
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand promotes and encourages responsible and scientifically-based nutrient management.
17 December 2018
As the proposed Zero Carbon Bill gains momentum, Chief Executive Vera Power contemplates what this will mean for the agricultural sector.
17 December 2018
An opinion piece by Executive Manager Greg Sneath on the potential taxing of fertiliser and what that might mean.
6 December 2018
A new report shows many farmers want to take action to reduce emissions but need more information about what steps they can take.
8 October 2018
The Nutrient Management Adviser Certification Programme has introduced an additional endorsement for advisers on greenhouse gas mitigation.
5 September 2018
From having an internationally acclaimed research method named after him to running a highly successful research centre, Professor Mike Hedley can look back on his 40-year academic career with a huge sense of achievement.
8 August 2018
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand has signed a 30-year lease with AgResearch to ensure the long-term fertiliser research trials at Winchmore Research Station in Canterbury continue.
9 July 2018
Significant reductions to nitrogen (N) leaching can be achieved by changing irrigation management practices, and new research has demonstrated just how big those benefits can be.
1 July 2018
There are no significant differences between pasture production achieved using urea applied as a fine particle when compared to a granular form, a recent review has shown.
30 June 2018
Nilusha Ubeynarayana is undertaking research that could prove a game-changer for managing cadmium concentration in New Zealand soils.
29 June 2018
Aaron Stafford, who graduated with a doctorate from Massey University in May, discovered that concentrations of cadmium accumulated in chicory and plantain were at least 10 to 20 times higher than ryegrass and white clover.