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Can Phosphate requirements be reduced?

Posted on 04/02/12 by Murray Kimpton

Dr Bert Quin Farming today faces new pressures. On the one hand, good production levels are necessary for farm profitability. On the other hand, the levels of fertiliser input this requires can lead to nutrient enrichment of streams, rivers and … Continue reading

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‘AlpHa’ – the perfect partner for lime

Posted on 04/02/12 by Murray Kimpton

Dr Bert Quin, fertiliser and soil fertility consultant. We all know that lime is necessary to maintain the fertility and health of the soil, and to provide vital calcium. In New Zealand’s acid soils, most of the lime needed to … Continue reading

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Fluid Fertilisers are the way forward

Posted on 04/02/12 by Murray Kimpton

By Dr Bert Quin Fluid fertilisers are defined in New Zealand as high-solids products containing only 10-20% water (just enough to allow them to be kept agitated and spread through specialised equipment). Unlike what are commercially defined as ‘fpa’ (fine … Continue reading

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