• Advice, Environment, The Experts

    Plan A, B and C to cope with El Nino

    19 October 2015

    You may be aware that NIWA are predicting an El Nino weather pattern this year. While the name El Nino means “little boy”, the dry conditions on the east coast that it creates can be pretty big.

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  • Research and Innovation, The Experts

    Serious savings from whole-farm soil testing

    14 October 2015

    Whole-farm soil testing saves Taranaki farmer Hayden Lawrence about $15,000 on fertiliser each year.

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  • Research and Innovation, The Experts

    Use your Smarts

    24 September 2015

    Our award-winning Smart Maps is quickly spreading throughout New Zealand, with more than 8000 individual farms mapped.

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  • Advice, The Experts

    Don't let slugs surprise you

    21 September 2015

    Slugs can be devastating to newly sown crops and pastures, so ensure you check your paddocks before drilling.

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