Thursday, July 7, 2022

Fertiliser


Tested techniques to spread fertiliser efficiency

Tested techniques to spread fertiliser efficiency

ByHugh StringlemanJun 21, 2022
High fertiliser prices provide an opportunity to carefully consider soil fertility, nutrient needs and the calibration of spreaders, Ballance science strategy manager Warwick Catto says. He told dairy farmers at the Northland Agricultural Research Farm, Dargaville, to take a really…

Ballance ends nitrogen fertiliser price reduction

ByStaff reporterMay 23, 2022
Ballance Agri Nutrients’ reduction in nitrogen fertiliser retail prices has ended, the co-operative announced last week. The discount ended on May 21. In an email sent to farmers, Ballance’s general…

Fertiliser boss concerned over local covid impact

ByStaff reporterMar 22, 2022
Ravensdown chief executive Garry Diack says his greatest concern is the increased global demand for fertiliser arising due to the loss of Ukrainian crops this year.A veteran of multiple business…

Chatham Rock turns to on-land mining

ByHugh StringlemanMar 16, 2022
Chatham Rock Phosphate chief executive Chris Castle its prospects have lifted considerably with international phosphate prices at 10-year highs.Chatham Rock Phosphate is raising close to $2 million from a private…


Ballance discounts fertiliser

Ballance discounts fertiliser

ByStaff reporterMar 15, 2022
General manager of sales Jason Minkhorst says the price reduction hopes to support farmers who may need to grow more…
Russia conflict hits fertiliser prices

Russia conflict hits fertiliser prices

ByGerald PiddockMar 10, 2022
Ballance Agri-Nutrients general manager of sales Jason Minkhorst said both fuel prices and fertiliser will increase as a result of…
Ballance drops urea price

Ballance drops urea price

ByStaff reporterFeb 10, 2022
Ballance general manager of sales Jason Minkhorst says there had been extreme volatility in the price of nutrients over the…
Ballance lifts fertiliser prices

Ballance lifts fertiliser prices

ByStaff reporterJan 28, 2022
Fertiliser price increases are being felt by food producers across the globe.High global demand and constrained supply of fertiliser has…
Chatham Rock moves to dicalcium phosphate production

Chatham Rock moves to dicalcium phosphate production

ByBusinessDeskJan 17, 2022
Chatham Rock Phosphate chief executive Chris Castle says the company’s strategy is to build two-million tonne capacity in its international…
Ballance increases AdBlue production to avoid national shortage

Ballance increases AdBlue production to avoid national shortage

ByStaff reporterDec 14, 2021
Ballance has produced enough AdBlue to supply the transport industry for the next six months following fears a national shortage…
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