Displaying items by tag: Ballance

Thursday, 12 March 2015 16:02

Nitrogen in effluent: fresher is better

The fresher the better, according to new research which shows available nitrogen from farm dairy effluent diminishes the longer the effluent is stored.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 10 March 2015 08:40

Students given Ballance boost

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has awarded $60,000 in tertiary study scholarships to seven students who have set their sights on careers in the primary industries sector.

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Friday, 06 March 2015 16:34

Outstanding family operation scoops award

Central Hawke's Bay sheep and beef farmers Alastair and Tracy Ormond and Alastair's son Daniel are the Supreme winners of the 2015 East Coast Ballance Farm Environment Awards (BFEA).

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Saturday, 14 February 2015 00:00

Fertiliser firm helps in rules ‘navigation’

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has formed a team to help farmers deal with councils in sorting their compliance with environmental regulations and in applying for consents.

Published in Management
Monday, 02 February 2015 10:21

Farming clean streams

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has launched a specialist team to help farmers navigate increasingly complex environmental regulations and consent requirements to promote clean green land, rivers and streams.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 20 January 2015 15:22

Website celebrates farming stories

Many great farming stories brought to light by the Ballance Farm Environment Awards can now be watched on New Zealand Farm Environment (NZFE) Trust’s website.

Published in General News
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.

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

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