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Demand from farmers for SurePhos expected to exceed supply

Wednesday, 16 October 2019, 12:52 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

16 October 2019 – Ballance Agri-Nutrients has produced a sustainable superphosphate product that is expected to displace traditional ‘Super’ fertiliser used by the majority of farmers – with clear environmental and productivity benefits. More >>

Lift in FY19 result reflects underlying strength in farming

Friday, 26 July 2019, 10:17 am | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

26 July 2019 – New Zealand’s leading farm nutrient supplier, Ballance Agri-Nutrients, says the Co-operative’s strong FY2019 financial results are the product of an unwavering focus on supporting farmers, and the evolution of farming, as a strength for this ... More >>

Kapuni hydrogen project seen as catalyst for NZ market

Thursday, 20 June 2019, 10:39 am | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

20 June 2019 – Ballance Agri-Nutrients and Hiringa Energy today confirmed a Joint Development Agreement for a major clean-tech project in Taranaki to produce ‘green’ hydrogen using renewable energy. More >>

Aerial “no-till” project set to revolutionise NZ farming

Friday, 8 March 2019, 4:21 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

A successful trial of “no-till” helicropping showcased today in the Southern Waikato promises a step-change in the approach to pastoral farming in New Zealand – ensuring the protection of soils while maintaining productivity. More >>

Balle and Coull to join Ballance Agri-Nutrients Board

Thursday, 20 September 2018, 2:51 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

20 September 2018 – Ballance Agri-Nutrients’ shareholders have chosen Dacey Balle and Duncan Coull from an unprecedented field of 19 candidates to join the Co-operative’s Board, representing the North Island. More >>

Strong interest expected on Ballance Board

Monday, 30 July 2018, 12:20 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

30 July 2018 – A “genuine and rare governance opportunity” has opened up with one of New Zealand’s industry-leading rural co-operatives with Ballance Agri-Nutrients announcing that two farmer-elected directors will be stepping down from its Board ... More >>

Ballance FY18 result up 25% to $71m

Thursday, 26 July 2018, 10:43 am | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

26 July 2018 – New Zealand’s leading farm nutrient supplier, Ballance Agri-Nutrients, today announced a 25% lift in the Co-operative’s gross trading result to $71.3 million – reflecting current strength across much of the rural sector. More >>

Digital core to future of New Zealand farming – Ballance

Thursday, 12 April 2018, 4:41 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

12 April 2018 – Ballance Agri-Nutrients’ today announced changes to its lead team that reinforce digitisation as core to the Co-operative and the future competitiveness of New Zealand farming. More >>

Jason Minkhorst to join Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Monday, 27 November 2017, 10:22 am | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

27 November 2017 – Senior Fonterra executive, Jason Minkhorst, has been confirmed as General Manager Sales for Ballance Agri-Nutrients, joining the farmer-owned Co-operative in early March 2018. More >>

Ballance scholarships open door to future of food

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 12:40 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

28 September 2017 – Ballance Agri-Nutrients is on the hunt for passionate people who want to shape the future of sustainable food production in New Zealand, with four scholarships currently on offer. More >>

Ballance delivers strong FY2017, returns $54m to farmers

Thursday, 27 July 2017, 5:10 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

• Gross trading result up $22 million to $56.8 million • Shareholder rebate of $45 per tonne, with total distribution of $54 million • Record urea production of 277,224 tonnes, with staged investment in Kapuni • $35 million investment in ... More >>

Ballance scholarships set to secure a bright future

Friday, 17 February 2017, 1:12 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Ballance Agri-Nutrients has awarded a total of $54,000 in tertiary study scholarships to six talented students who are committed to the future success of our primary industries sector. More >>

Strategies to stop the drop

Friday, 3 February 2017, 10:43 am | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

With milk collection down as much as six percent this season due to difficult production conditions, coupled with increasingly dry ground conditions across the north and east of the country, farmers looking to offset the summer milk production drop need ... More >>

Collaboration key to sustainable future

Monday, 19 December 2016, 3:29 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Nuffield scholar Rebecca Hyde is aiming to simplify sustainability for Kiwi farmers and find ways to promote greater industry collaboration to benefit agriculture. More >>

Effort in gets best nitrogen reports out

Thursday, 1 December 2016, 3:14 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

As dairy farms’ nitrogen reports start hitting letterboxes for last season, farmers are being encouraged to put as much effort into this season’s recording as they do into producing milk. More >>

Safer skies and better sustainability for topdressing

Thursday, 24 November 2016, 12:35 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

An award winning development in aerial topdressing is making it safer for pilots to navigate one of the world’s most dangerous professions while improving on-farm sustainability. More >>

Warm, wet and worrying for facial eczema

Monday, 21 November 2016, 1:44 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

With NIWA’s seasonal weather outlook through to December signalling warm, wet conditions across the North Island, farmers are being encouraged to include preventive measures against facial eczema in their summer farm management plans. More >>

Uncertain future for RPR

Wednesday, 26 October 2016, 12:44 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Political, economic and social instability in South America and North Africa is making it increasingly difficult for New Zealand farmers to get their hands on in-spec reactive phosphate rock (RPR). More >>

Fast track fertiliser from new Ballance Huntly store

Monday, 17 October 2016, 11:47 am | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

Safety, efficiency and sustainability are the key features of Ballance Agri-Nutrients’ new Huntly service centre, which promises to deliver faster service, better access and close-to-home convenience for local customers. Ballance has invested over three ... More >>

Making a career in New Zealand’s economic backbone

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 12:25 pm | Ballance Agri-Nutrients

On any given day you’ll find Scott Cameron advising his clients on matters of finance, sustainability, human resources, pasture management and more, with no two workdays being the same. More >>

 

 

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