Feeding the world’s growing population

New Zealand’s reputation as a quality food producer is growing.

Optimising food production

Over the next 50 years farmers around the world will need to produce more food than has been grown over the past 10,000 years.

Best use from a limited resource

Fertiliser helps farmers produce food efficiently by replenishing the soil. But fertiliser needs to be used responsibly.

Responsible and sustainable nutrient management

The Fertiliser Association invests in research and tools to ensure farm profitability while minimising nutrient losses to the environment.

The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand promotes and encourages responsible and scientifically-based nutrient management.

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Booklets

Our booklets provide easy reference to practical science-based information about fertiliser use for a range of New Zealand farm systems. They can be downloaded as a PDF or are available in hard copy.

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Fertiliser Use on New Zealand Sheep and Beef Farms

Fertiliser Use on Dairy Farms

Use of Trace Elements in New Zealand Pastoral farming

Potassium in Agriculture - Australia and New Zealand

Managing Soil Fertility on Cropping Farms

Fertiliser Use on New Zealand Forage Crops

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.

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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

New Zealand's agricultural industry is increasingly considering the challenges and opportunities of reducing greenhouse gas emissions.


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