Monday, 20 April 2015 10:13

More tools in the box

There's been noise in the market recently about urea coatings that can reduce volatilisation -– the process where nitrogen is lost to the atmosphere rather than available to the plant. 

Published in Management
Sunday, 19 April 2015 10:08

Nitrogen dollars dissolving in thin air

Million of dollars of nitrogen is vanishing into thin air, causing losses to farmers and to New Zealand in wasted imports, says fertiliser company Ballance Agri-Nutrients.

Published in Management
Wednesday, 18 March 2015 00:00

N. question hard to answer

Is it worth applying nitrogen fertiliser to speed pasture recovery post drought?

Published in General News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 16:55

Measuring the Irish environment

Irish dairy farmers are responding positively to a research programme designed to measure nitrogen and phosphorous leaching on their farms.

Published in Management
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 10:45

University farm hits the wall

The hot dry summer and a strategic move to use less nitrogen is taking its toll on the Lincoln University Dairy Farm.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00

Retaining crucial carbon in soils

RECENT RESEARCH shows some pastoral soils lose more crucial carbon and nitrogen than others. The reason isn’t known precisely yet but it could be important. Research continues.

Published in Management
Tuesday, 29 April 2014 08:49

$24m reallocated for lake cleanup

THE GOVERNMENT will reallocate $24 million to a new project that encourages land owners in the Lake Rotorua catchment to switch to low nitrogen land uses or find other ways to reduce the amount of nitrogen polluting the lake water, Environment Minister Amy Adams says.

Published in General News
Tuesday, 26 November 2013 10:10

Research looks at N efficiency

NEW RESEARCH funded by Ballance Agri-Nutrients that will look at the most efficient use of nitrogen fertiliser for pasture growth.

Published in General News

THE FINDINGS OF the Parliamentary Commissioner's water quality report should serve as a call to action for farmers, says a major natural fertiliser company.

Published in Management
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