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.
24 November 2021
The primary sector has a key role to play in helping achieve global reductions in greenhouse gas emissions while maintaining food security. This requires low-emission production systems, with increased efficiencies and the use of new mitigation technologies.
Investment in the development and adoption of new technologies requires a clear regulatory pathway to market. We will need to work internationally with trading nations and also locally with existing qualified networks within the agricultural community for the extension and adoption of new mitigations.
You can read our submission in full here.
30 September 2021
We recently submitted evidence to the Environment Select Committee on proposals to ban nitrogen fertiliser.
11 August 2021
Creating tools to assist farmers to make the right choice on nutrient management is a long and sometimes expensive process. The Fertiliser Association is committed to a journey of enabling New Zealand farmers to meet their goals for profitability and heightened environmental responsibility.
5 July 2021
Fertiliser co-operatives are determined to assist their farmer owners with reducing their environmental impact.
9 June 2021
From 1 July 2021, the Government's new regulations for the application of nitrogen fertiliser to pastoral land, will come into effect. Here's what you need to know.
15 April 2021
Good soil fertility is critical for our agricultural economy. We welcome today's report. One of the areas highlighted in the report is soil quality, and in particular, soil fertility as measured by the 'Olsen P' soil test. However, the report's analysis is based on a limited data set. Our analysis of industry data suggests a slightly different picture than presented in the report.
31 March 2021
Congratulation to Tim Jefferd, Regional Manager for the Eastern North Island at Agricom, who became the 300th person certified through our Nutrient Management Adviser Certification Programme.
31 March 2021
In our recent submission to He Pou a Rangi, Climate Change Commission on their draft advice to Government, we focus on the policies to support emissions reductions from the agricultural sector.
17 March 2021
We would like to thank Justice Woolford for his careful consideration of the case. This case is about the investments made by the NZ Superfund, and consideration of New Zealand's supply chain for essential phosphate fertiliser.
17 February 2021
New publication showcasing Seventy years of data from the world's longest grazed and irrigated pasture trials, provides an invaluable data resource to help guide farming practices.