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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.
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.
26 June 2018
Some people spend their lives searching for a four-leaf clover. Jeff Morton has a more pragmatic approach to the legume, having dedicated considerable time to researching how to increase clover growth on hill country soil.
25 June 2018
Thangavelautham Geretharan (Gere) is pioneering research in an aspect of soil health that has largely been ignored until now – fluorine’s impact on nitrogen-fixing bacteria.
21 June 2018
The 2018 Budget announcement in May saw the Government allocating $5m of operating funding to Overseer Limited over the next four years – a move that is welcomed by the Fertiliser Association. Meanwhile, Overseer will soon be launching game-changing software.
18 June 2018
Daniel Hendrie has hit upon the ideal formula for applying lime to increase phosphorus availability.
22 November 2017
The Nutrient Management Adviser Certification Programme has marked a significant milestone with the certification of the 200th Adviser to have completed the programme.