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  • The Experts

    Reducing N fertiliser without losing performance

    15 September 2021

    Ravensdown has been involved in a DairyNZ project in Canterbury, looking into ways farmers can reduce N-loss and N inputs without sacrificing on-farm performance. Ravensdown Environmental Principal Consultant Arron Hutton and DairyNZ Farm Systems Developer Phillipa Hedley discuss some of their observations from the project.

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  • Research and Innovation

    The need for feed and the importance of gibberellic acid

    10 September 2021

    While nitrogen is commonly applied to boost pasture growth, the naturally occurring plant hormone gibberellic acid can also provide strong pasture growth benefits.

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  • The Experts

    Superphosphate – setting the stage for pasture production with the classic allrounder.

    16 August 2021

    In an increasingly nutrient-restricted world, farmers are having to remain dynamic. Based out of the Taranaki region, Senior Agri Manager James Livingston has always been a fan of superphosphate both for its flexibility and for the role it has played in building New Zealand’s pastoral system. Here he talks about the strengths of superphosphate and why it remains the go-to option for pastoral agriculture.

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    Growing the demand for New Zealand wool

    9 August 2021

    It’s an industry in crisis, yet Hawke's Bay woolgrower and New Zealand chairman of the global Campaign for Wool initiative, Tom O’Sullivan, believes there is a brighter future for home-grown wool.

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