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  • The Experts

    The importance of robust nutrient advice

    15 February 2021

    Without scientifically robust nutrient management advice, farmers’ livelihoods may be impacted. Ravensdown shareholders rightfully expect sound advice from us as it is part of the reason why the co-operative was formed by farmers in 1977.

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  • The Experts

    Making pasture variables work for you

    15 February 2021

    Getting the best out of our pastures has been and still is New Zealand farmers’ competitive advantage. Throughout the previous editions of this magazine we have updated you on our work to transform farmers’ capability in this area with our Primary Growth Partnership Programme (PGP) – Pioneering to Precision. Before we tell you what the programme has achieved to date, we should first revisit the PGP's basic premise.

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  • Environment

    The environmental challenge for farmers

    15 February 2021

    When I started my career many years ago as a farm advisor on the West Coast, government policy was directed at increasing agricultural production, with significant financial incentives to do so.

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  • The Experts

    Environment: Shifting goal posts

    15 February 2021

    Federated Farmers' environmental spokesperson and Ravensdown shareholder Chris Allen shares his views on the new environmental rules being implemented.

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