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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
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
Friday, 11 September 2015 14:00

Fert co-op holds pricing

Ballance Agri-Nutrients is holding nitrogen prices to help shelter customers from the drop in the dollar.

Published in General News
Friday, 28 August 2015 13:00

Awards inspire farmers to improve

Manawatu dairy farmers George and Ellen Bartlett entered the 2015 Horizons Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA) because they wanted to support their industry and learn more about sustainability.

Published in Management
Friday, 14 August 2015 10:00

Ballance grows shareholder base

The ranks of Ballance shareholders continue to grow with latest signings of more than 1000 new members bringing shareholder numbers up to a record 19,253. 

Published in General News

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