• Advice

    Abamectin toxicity and dogs

    17 July 2014

    Abamectin can be particularly toxic to dogs, especially collies, collie-crosses and border collies. These dogs often have a genetic mutation that makes them extremely sensitive to all endectocides.

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  • Advice, Research and Innovation

    What is precision agriculture?

    14 July 2014

    In the past, farm paddocks were managed as single units with farmers using estimates of average soil attributes for the whole paddock.

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  • Advice

    Animal Welfare Considerations

    8 July 2014

    All products that are manufactured from phosphate rock contain fluoride. This can lead to fluoride poisoning if too much fertiliser is ingested.

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  • Advice, The Experts

    Superphosphate and Kiwi soils

    1 July 2014

    As New Zealand’s most widely used fertiliser, superphosphate is a key driver of pasture growth. The use of superphosphate and legumes has transformed many infertile soils into productive agricultural areas. The resulting economic prosperity over the decades can be measured in hundreds of billions of dollars.

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