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    Farming through COVID-19 Podcast

    23 April 2020

    Hear from kiwi farmers about how they are farming through COVID-19.

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    Nitrogen still worth a look

    23 April 2020

    Significant areas of pasture in both islands are now recovering slowly from summer/autumn drought. While in Southland and the West Coast pasture supply has been affected by very wet conditions. Couple this with the effects of the pandemic on slowing the ability of freezing works to process stock usually slaughtered before winter, and many farmers will be facing tight feed supplies for the next few months. The Ministry for Primary Industries has contracted farm consultants to monitor the sit

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    Lime key to success in spring

    8 April 2020

    Feedback from customers has been that lime is still a crucial part of keeping farms running during lock down. This is due to requirement for pastoral maintenance, capital requirements and for next season’s crops while ground conditions are still suitable for application.  

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    Good stocks as global supply adjusts to COVID shock

    8 April 2020

    When fertiliser is applied this autumn, farmers are seeing the end result of a lot of hard work behind the scenes. The steps involved in getting that nutrient on to the soil depend on an inter-connected chain that spans the globe.

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