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    Farming with COVID: Coping with a big team

    2 April 2020

    Quick thinking cropping farmer Robin Oakley, has put some great isolation practices into play with his workforce of 40 staff. Here are some Covid farming hacks so you can kick Covid-19 into touch.

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    Nitrogen key weapon in drought recovery

    1 April 2020

    Yet another dry summer has hit many parts of New Zealand and while we have not had enough rain in the drier areas to alleviate the effects, the climate has moved from a hot dry summer to autumnal conditions reasonably rapidly.

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    Getting smarter at growing grass

    17 February 2020

    Trewithen is a 288ha farm with 1,100 cows in New Plymouth and is owned by the Faull Family from Waitara. In his third season, sharemilker James Barbour takes us through the farm’s approach to nutrient management.

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    Foot on the gas: N-Protect®

    15 February 2020

    Did you know that every time you apply urea fertiliser to your pastures there’s a risk that some of the nitrogen (N) in the fertiliser can be lost to the air? This process is called volatilisation.

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