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    Superphosphate – setting the stage for pasture production with the classic allrounder.

    16 August 2021

    In an increasingly nutrient-restricted world, farmers are having to remain dynamic. Based out of the Taranaki region, Senior Agri Manager James Livingston has always been a fan of superphosphate both for its flexibility and for the role it has played in building New Zealand’s pastoral system. Here he talks about the strengths of superphosphate and why it remains the go-to option for pastoral agriculture.

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    Growing the demand for New Zealand wool

    9 August 2021

    It’s an industry in crisis, yet Hawke's Bay woolgrower and New Zealand chairman of the global Campaign for Wool initiative, Tom O’Sullivan, believes there is a brighter future for home-grown wool.

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    From farm to furniture: adding value to strong wool

    9 August 2021

    At the small windswept costal settlement of Ākitio, south-east of Dannevirke, a generational farming family is embracing a new direction for their crossbred wool by supplying New Zealand-owned manufacturer Big Save Furniture. Ravensdown visited the Ramsden family on the iconic Moanaroa Station to find out how their wool is transitioning from farm to furniture.

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    N-190 Heat Map: recording and reporting with HawkEye®

    9 August 2021

    With new nitrogen (N) limits now in place, checking your nitrogen fertiliser applications throughout the season is going to be vital to ensure you are staying compliant. To help do this, HawkEye now includes an N-190 Heat Map to help you stay on top of your N-use.

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