Thursday, 27 October 2016 11:55

Uncertain future for RPR

Political, economic and social instability in South America and North Africa is making it increasingly difficult for New Zealand farmers to get their hands on in-spec reactive phosphate rock (RPR).

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Vince and Bella Aynsley entered the Southland Ballance Farm Environment Awards because they felt they had a good news story to tell about their industry.

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Entering the Taranaki Ballance Farm Environment Awards was a great challenge for Opunake dairy farmers Kenneth and Rachel Short.

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Dairy farmers who have been experiencing wet weather could be facing unexpected soil nutrient loss.

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South Canterbury dairy farmers John and Cara Gregan say the Ballance Farm Environment Awards are a positive event for the dairy industry because they highlight good examples of sustainable agriculture.

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Friday, 16 September 2016 14:31

Viticulture business on the right track

Entering the Greater Wellington Ballance Farm Environment Awards was a valuable exercise for South Wairarapa viticulture business, Palliser Estate Wines of Martinborough Ltd.

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Wednesday, 14 September 2016 09:43

Eight candidates contesting two Ballance seats

A strong field of eight candidates is contesting two vacancies in Ballance Agri-Nutrients North Island director elections this year as the cooperative moves to its new two ward voting system.

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Friday, 09 September 2016 13:55

Awards recognise catchment success story

Farming in an environmentally sensitive catchment can be tough, but the Birchall family is working hard to meet the challenge.

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The Ballance scholarship programme is opening the door to our country's best and brightest, offering a financial boost to students who want to help shape the future of one of our most important and profitable sectors.

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With the impending release of the ‘Healthy River’s Plan for Change’, Owl Farm’s next Farm Focus Day on Wednesday, September 14 will include a session on changing environmental legalisation.

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