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Farming into the future

Here’s the first of a series of clips we made a little while back, talking to Dr Morgan Williams about the ‘big picture’ in NZ agriculture. In this clip, Dr Williams discusses the...

November 1, 2012

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Farming for the Future Research Programme – an Update

Dr Jayson Benge – Soil Scientist, The AgriBusiness Group New Zealand is moving into an exciting new agricultural space that looks to improve the previous farming model – one that struggled under...

September 30, 2011

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Kiwi farmers urged to be ‘future focused’

New Zealand farmers need to stay ‘tuned’ to rapidly changing global food and nutrient markets or risk losing their competitive advantage, according to speakers at a series of...

February 22, 2011

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Farm systems expert urges farmers to be world leaders

One of Australia’s leading experts on ecological and farm production systems is urging New Zealand farmers to lead the world in sustainable farming or “they’ll be out of business...

October 12, 2010

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Change in fertiliser policy as farmers deal with drought and price increases

More farmers are turning to dicalcic phosphate as the cost of traditional fertiliser is set to increase in June. Hatuma Lime company director, Aaron Topp, says strong sales over the last six months...

October 12, 2010

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Dicalcic and lime use benefits farmers hit by extreme weather conditions

Pedologist Jude Addenbrooke believes farmers using lime and dicalcic phosphate are in a better position to cope with extreme weather conditions similar to what has struck part of New Zealand this...

October 12, 2010

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