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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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  • Advice

    N Protect – buy yourself some time.

    6 August 2020

    Sharemilker Adam Williamson recently switched to N-Protect as part of meeting his commitments in Synlait’s Lead with Pride programme. The programme’s four pillars of best practice cover environment, milk quality, animal health and social responsibility, with a recent addition of emissions reductions, which has been a key driver in Adam’s decision to switch from urea to N-Protect in the shoulder seasons.

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  • The Experts

    Podcast: Covid-19 - An essential time to innovate

    5 August 2020

    In a world that has grown used to responding to change and volatility, Coronavirus has established a new gold standard for disruption. Orders to lockdown and shelter at home have impacted almost every facet of daily life as governments have sought to break the chain of transmission of the virus.

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  • Environment

    Farm Environment Plans haven’t gone away

    5 August 2020

    The avalanche of environmental regulation coming farmers’ way has continued to gain momentum, evidenced by the Minister for the Environment’s Action for Healthy Waterways announcement on 28th May. Although the Covid-19 lockdown caused a number of statutory processes to be delayed, a State of National Emergency, such as the Covid-19 pandemic, does not affect requirements under the Resource Management Act (1991). This is because the Civil Defence Emergency Management Act (2002) does not affect the

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