Feeding the world’s growing population
New Zealand’s reputation as a quality food producer is growing.
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand promotes and encourages responsible and scientifically-based nutrient management.
The NMP applies only to that area of the property which is under the direct management oversight of the property manager. The nutrient management plan aims to optimise production and maximise profit value from nutrient inputs while avoiding or minimising adverse effects on the environment.
A good NMP:
The sample NMP template is provided in Appendix 4 of this document. This template which adheres to the objectives as outlined in the Code illustrates one type of plan that land managers can use or adapt to suit their circumstances.
Use of this particular template is not essential under the Code but users of alternative NMP templates must be able to demonstrate that their plan includes the following:
and must outline: