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    Elementary essentials #3: Potassium (K)

    15 February 2021

    The metallic element potassium (K) is the 19th element in the periodic table and is one of the 19 elements essential for life in all higher plants and animals on planet Earth. Potassium makes up about 2.6% of the earth’s crust and is the seventh most abundant element in the crust. The human body contains about 0.2% K, the eighth most abundant element in the body.

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    The halal effect

    15 February 2021

    I am often asked about halal processing in New Zealand, and why, as a small nation in the South Pacific, we have invested in developing processing expertise and practices in line with specific religious requirements.

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    ClearTech continues to prove its worth

    6 November 2020

    Now in its second season, the ClearTech effluent treatment system installed at Lincoln University Dairy Farm (LUDF) continues to prove its worth, with over 600,000L of fresh water saved in a single month just by using the clarified water from the system for yard washdowns.

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    Foot on the gas: N-Protect®

    6 August 2020

    Did you know that every time you apply urea fertiliser to your pastures there’s a risk that some of the nitrogen (N) in the fertiliser can be lost to the air? This process is called volatilisation.

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