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.
5 September 2018
From having an internationally acclaimed research method named after him to running a highly successful research centre, Professor Mike Hedley can look back on his 40-year academic career with a huge sense of achievement.
8 August 2018
The Fertiliser Association of New Zealand has signed a 30-year lease with AgResearch to ensure the long-term fertiliser research trials at Winchmore Research Station in Canterbury continue.
9 July 2018
Significant reductions to nitrogen (N) leaching can be achieved by changing irrigation management practices, and new research has demonstrated just how big those benefits can be.
1 July 2018
There are no significant differences between pasture production achieved using urea applied as a fine particle when compared to a granular form, a recent review has shown.
11 July 2018
Research funded by the Ministry for Primary Industries, Sustainable Farming Fund, is obtaining data on the amount of nitrogen leaching under lucerne, grazed by stock on a representative site in the Lake Taupo catchment.
5 June 2018
The Good Farming Practice Action Plan for Water Quality was launched by Ministers David Parker and Damien O’Connor in the Waikato on 5 June.
25 May 2018
With pastoral farming accounting for over $20 billion of New Zealand’s annual exports, forages are vitally important to New Zealand’s economy. The Fertiliser Association is part of the Pastoral Industry Forage Strategy steering group, which was established to provide a unified vision and investment strategy.
28 April 2018
The fertiliser industry in New Zealand purchases phosphate rock from a range of countries including Western Sahara. Western Sahara is the subject of a long-standing territorial dispute.