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  • Environment, The Experts

    LUCI-Ag: A pathway for catchment-scale modelling

    9 August 2022

    Ongoing work with LUCI-Ag to identify nutrient loss hotspots and mitigation solutions at a catchment scale is providing valuable learning opportunities for both Ravensdown and the Makarewa Headwaters Catchment Group in Southland.

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  • Research and Innovation, Environment

    Measuring the size of the PGP prize

    9 August 2022

    In 2013 Ravensdown and the Ministry for Primary Industries embarked on a PGP programme known as Pioneering to Precision.

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  • Research and Innovation, The Experts

    ClearTech and EcoPond technology show promise for tile drain situations

    9 August 2022

    Studies have shown subsurface drainage in effluent areas is a significant issue when it comes to phosphorus (P) and E. coli loss. Anne Lee investigates new research showing how ClearTech and EcoPond technology can help mitigate these losses to the environment.

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  • Advice, The Experts

    Elementary essentials #6: Calcium (Ca)

    9 August 2022

    The alkaline earth metal calcium (Ca) is the twentieth element in the periodic table and is one of the 19 elements essential for life in all higher plants and animals on planet Earth. Calcium is the fifth most abundant element in the Earth’s crust at 3% and the third most abundant metal.

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