Displaying items by tag: nitrogen

Friday, 14 April 2017 08:55

Genetics to help reduce excreted nitrogen

Five years of research has led to CRV Ambreed discovering that selective breeding will help reduce urinary nitrogen leaching on NZ farms by 20% within 20 years.

Published in Management
Friday, 24 February 2017 10:55

NZ/US teamwork on nitrogen breakthrough

New Zealand and American scientists have discovered a previously unknown way of chemically converting reactive nitrogen, common in soil and water, into a safe form rather than a harmful greenhouse gas.

Published in Agribusiness
Wednesday, 15 February 2017 09:55

Archaeology tech helps scientists mitigate leaching

Technology used by archaeologists to find artefacts in the ground is now being trialled by New Zealand soil scientists to see if it can help mitigate nitrogen leaching on farms.

Published in General News

Farm comparison work will start soon to support scientifically the claim that a biologically active fertiliser system now used on 200 dairy farms reduces environmental impacts and raises profits.

Published in General News
Thursday, 23 June 2016 07:55

Reduce winter nitrogen losses

Having enough nitrogen in farming systems is essential. But having too much, or not managing it wisely, can have marked effects on your farm's environment.

Published in Opinion
Tuesday, 03 May 2016 17:05

$3.3m fund seeks land use solutions

The Bay of Plenty Regional Council is asking for help to come up with solutions to reduce the amount of nitrogen entering Lake Rotorua from land use activities.

Published in General News

Could feeding cows brassicas help reduce nitrogen loss from the soil?

Published in General News
Tuesday, 08 March 2016 09:55

How much effluent to irrigate?

The environmental effects of nitrogen that determine how much effluent you can irrigate onto land, says Waikato Regional Council.

Published in Management
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
Saturday, 08 August 2015 07:16

Managing Nitrogen

At the recent Organic and Biodynamic Winegrowing Conference, Dr Charles Merfield from BHU Future Farming Centre, described nitrogen as “the joker in the pack” of 92 elements.

Published in General News
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