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    No single silver bullet in fight against phosphate loss

    21 October 2019

    In New Zealand’s soils, phosphorus does a great job at growing plants but unfortunately it does the same thing if it makes it into our water. Once this dissolved phosphate is in surface water, it assists in growing the wrong plants such as oxygen-depleting algae that starve other organisms.

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  • Research and Innovation, The Experts

    New mobile app makes ordering easier

    10 June 2019

    HawkEye, Ravensdown’s map-based farm software, now allows farmers to order product on their mobile or tablet, giving them more time to do what they love.

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  • Research and Innovation

    Bacteria-killing system wins agri innovation award

    28 March 2019

    A system that kills the E. coli and other bacteria in farm dairy effluent has taken first prize in the South Island Agricultural Field Days’ Agri Innovation Awards.

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  • Research and Innovation

    The need for feed

    21 September 2018

    Cooler temperatures in spring and autumn slow pasture growth rates, which leads to feed demand exceeding supply.

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