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    Small things that make a big difference in growing great lambs

    6 August 2019

    If you were to look at the range of lamb daily growth rates on sheep farms in New Zealand, you would find a huge range from as low as 80g – 350g + per lamb per day. To get to the top of this range requires attention to detail.

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    Know what’s under the surface with Precision Nutrient Management

    2 August 2019

    When it comes to managing fertiliser application, it makes sense to apply the right amount of nutrient to the right place at the right time. Ravensdown’s Precision Nutrient Management process helps give farmers an agronomic and economic advantage.

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    Stop slugs munching your profit margin

    18 February 2019

    In the last few planting seasons we have seen favourable conditions for slugs, and if favourable conditions occur again this autumn, slug populations will quickly bounce back from the hot and dry summer and pose a risk to autumn-sown crops and grass.

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    Foiling the fly

    18 December 2018

    While the warm, humid conditions we have been experiencing lately are great for grass growth and thunderstorms, the bad news is they aren’t so good for your sheep flock.

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