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  • Environment, The Experts

    Masters students make environment a priority

    6 April 2018

    Two students from Victoria University of Wellington are working with Ravensdown to research the way nitrogen and phosphorus are managed on-farm through Ravensdown and Victoria University’s Land Use Capability Indicator (LUCI) model.

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  • The Experts

    Key steps for a successful fodder beet crop

    25 January 2018

    Fodder beet can form an important part of your herd’s winter diet, but it is susceptible to several foliar diseases at this time of year. Early prevention ensures you get the most out of your crop come winter time.

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  • The Experts

    Determining the right selenium levels for livestock

    20 November 2017

    New Zealand-specific reference ranges for selenium (Se) in pasture and animal tissue have been established for nearly 20 years.

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  • Environment, The Experts

    Questions to ask before hiring a farm environment consultant

    15 September 2017

    As many regulations start to take effect, farmers are grappling with the complexity of the work they need to get done, the new limits they need to farm to and if or how their property values are being affected as a result. With all that complexity, visibility and risk comes the opportunity for consultants to step in and help farmers with their challenges.

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