Displaying items by tag: Ballance

Saturday, 23 April 2016 10:55

Environmental showcase ‘good farm practice’

Environmental initiatives began as just good farming practice for the first-ever supreme winners of the Auckland Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA).

Published in Management
Tuesday, 19 April 2016 08:55

Fresh lamb

An initiative selling fresh spring lamb into Countdown supermarkets has been kicked off by Helensville farmer Richard Kidd.

Published in General News
Saturday, 02 April 2016 15:55

Winners show how well it can be done

Geraldines sharemilkers Joe and Suz Wyborn are the supreme winners of the 2016 Canterbury Ballance Farm Environment Awards.

Published in General News

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

Published in General News
Tuesday, 22 March 2016 13:25

Passion for soil helps South Island farmers

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
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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
Sunday, 14 February 2016 15:55

Fert price cuts means more cash in hand sooner

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

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