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Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate Helping Farmers Protect the Environment

Dairy farmer, Andrew Young is passionate about protecting the environment and does everything he can to prevent nutrients leaching into waterways on his property. “I use Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate...

February 17, 2014

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Sustainable fertiliser boosts production efficiency in Patoka

When Gary and Gaylene Peddle were at the point where they had to ask themselves whether their business was a sustainable one, they knew they’d have to evaluate everything. Their 1,600ha...

September 12, 2011

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Improved pasture management from change in fertiliser in Rangiwahia

Sheldon and Nicola Martin have been farming their 585ha property nestled in the heart of Rangiwahia since 2001. Sheldon is fourth generation to do so after his great-grandfather settled on the same...

August 27, 2011

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Fertiliser improves kikuyu pasture on steep hill country in Northland

After decades of production orientated farming, in 2002 John Wood set the challenge of taking his 440ha mix of clay and rubbly volcanic soils situated on some of the steepest farmland in the region...

August 20, 2011

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Very healthy stock performance in Fordell

Toby first came to his property in the Fordell district when he was still in primary school, back then it was owned by Sam Henderson, a hard-working, well-respected farmer. Sam took Toby’s...

September 26, 2009

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Tom & Abi Richmond

Change of fertiliser gets great results in Te Horo

Tom and Abi Richmond farm their property inland from Te Horo, situated along the Kapiti coastline. At one stage their property would’ve been a beachfront location, but over time the land has...

August 26, 2009

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Blue & Helen McMillan - Lake Tutira

Sustainable fertiliser helps to protect Lake Tutira

Adjacent to the main highway between Napier and Wairoa, Lake Tutira is a refreshing change to the scenery of steep hill country with its picturesque shore set against a backdrop of regenerating bush...

July 26, 2009

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Phil, Geoff & Roger Alexander

Pasture palatabiilty improves farm performance in Puketapu

The Alexander name is synonymous with the picturesque settlement of Puketapu, beyond the hills of Taradale. The first of the Alexanders settled their farm here back in the 1920s, and the second...

June 26, 2009

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Nigel & Bernie Payne

Fertiliser choice aids to future-proof Lake Rerewhakaaitu

‘Our appreciation for dicalcic stemmed from a desire for improved stock health. We weren’t comfortable with the effect high analysis fertilisers seemed to be having on the stock, so...

August 12, 2007

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Don & Adrian Thurston

Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate proves benefits for generations in Feilding

‘Lime has always played a vital role in farming. When I was a kid I was very aware of how much lime was being applied to farms,’ recalls Don. ‘I can still remember the stockpiles of...

August 3, 2007

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