"Environmental champions" Richard and Dianne Kidd are supreme winners of the inaugural Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in General News

Growing up in urban South Auckland seems a world apart from working with South Island farmers.

Published in General News
Saturday, 19 March 2016 11:55

Time on farm gives new perspective

Fresh from two years out in the paddock as a dairy farm manager, Josh Verhoek is now back on the Ballance Agri-Nutrients Science Extension Team.

Published in Management
Saturday, 27 February 2016 12:55

Hastings orchardists claim East Coast title

Resilient, innovative and hard-working growers Graham and Marian Hirst are Supreme winners of the 2016 East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in General News

Global fertiliser prices are slumping – good news for cash-strapped farmers.

Published in Agribusiness
Tuesday, 08 December 2015 03:55

Fert co-ops take it on the chin, back farmers

Fertiliser maker Ballance says it will continue to absorb the impact of a weaker New Zealand dollar and hold prices for most major nutrients through December.

Published in General News
Monday, 19 October 2015 07:00

Nutrient loss under spotlight

New Zealand's shift from a pasture-based model to high feed-input dairy farms will come under the microscope in a joint research project.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 10:56

Plan through El Nino

With predictions the El Nino will continue through summer, Ballance says now is the time to proceed with a pasture and stock feed programme.

Published in General News
Saturday, 03 October 2015 16:55

Ballance plans next 60 years

Ballance Agri-Nutrients achieved record sales for its financial year ended 31 May 2015.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 September 2015 15:00

Test your soils first

Soil tests should be the first step for farmers trying to manage budgets while maintaining pasture productivity, says fertiliser co-op Ballance.

Published in General News

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