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Friday, 12 December 2014 00:00

Nothing beats home-grown pasture

With cashflows tight on dairy farms, pasture comes out on top as the cheapest feed source, says fertiliser co-op Ballance Agri-Nutrients.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 12:13

Faster feed for farmers

FEED SUPPLIER SealesWinslow has spent $10 million to get its products to farmers faster.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 09:20

Feasting starts with soil

FOR THE countless cooks poring over the recipe books in search of the perfect menu this Christmas, here is a sobering thought - no soil, no sumptuous spread.

Published in General News

Ballance Agri-Nutrients and NIWA have joined forces to bring hi-resolution weather, climate and environmental forecasts to farmers.

Published in General News
Thursday, 30 October 2014 10:53

Farmax and Ag Hub team up

The amount of desk based work in farming has risen considerably in the last few decades as farmers increasingly rely on computers for managing information, according pastoral farming software provider Farmax.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 September 2014 12:51

Nikora exits Ballance board

Hawke's Bay farmer Dean Nikora has resigned from the Ballance Agri Nutrients board.

Published in General News
Thursday, 25 September 2014 09:34

Agriculture still a winner

Outgoing Ballance chief executive Larry Bilodeau has questioned calls for New Zealand's economy to be less reliant on agriculture.

Published in General News
Monday, 22 September 2014 12:40

Agri scholarships on offer

Ballance Agri-Nutrients is calling for applications to its 2015 agricultural and process engineering scholarship programme.

Published in General News
Friday, 12 September 2014 09:52

South American report good reading for Kiwi farmers

A REPORT produced by Gordon Stephenson trophy-winners Craige and Roz Mackenzie gives a fascinating insight into South American agriculture, says Simon Saunders, acting chair of the NZ Farm Environment (NZFE) Trust.

Published in General News
Wednesday, 10 September 2014 11:07

Three wins for first time entrants

ENTERING THE Waikato Ballance Farm Environment Awards was a great way for Matamata sharemilkers Phil and Kim Dykzeul to find out how their operation stacked up on environmental sustainability.

Published in General News

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