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Future of New Zealand agriculture in good hands

Monday, 14 October 2019, 9:35 am | Ravensdown

Smarter farming co-operative Ravensdown has launched a second intake to its development programme after an increasing number of talented applicants. More >>

New directors to help push for smarter farming

Tuesday, 17 September 2019, 11:03 am | Ravensdown

Agri-environment expert Dr Jacqueline Rowarth, farmer Nicola Hyslop and governance and e-commerce leader David Biland have joined Ravensdown’s board of directors, it was announced at the co-operative’s 2019 annual meeting in Lincoln. More >>

Ngāi Tahu Farming Ravensdown Scholarship opens doors

Thursday, 22 August 2019, 9:04 am | Ravensdown

Ravensdown are pleased to announce this year’s winner of the Ngāi Tahu Farming Ravensdown scholarship, Bayley Coster. More >>

Ravensdown to reinvest in innovation and environment

Tuesday, 13 August 2019, 3:07 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown has announced another good financial result with profit before tax and rebate from continued operations of $52 million (2018: $63m, 2017: $51m) for the year ending 31 May 2019. More >>

Know what’s under the surface

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 3:24 pm | Ravensdown

When it comes to managing fertiliser application, it makes sense to apply the right amount of nutrient to the right place at the right time. Ravensdown’s Precision Nutrient Management process helps give farmers an agronomic and economic advantage. More >>

Ravensdown takes big picture view on new carbon target

Monday, 22 July 2019, 8:29 am | Ravensdown

Declaring its first ever carbon target, Ravensdown is including the footprint of the products it supplies. The farm nutrient and environmental experts have calculated and committed to the 2030 greenhouse gas emissions reduction target, to make a start ... More >>

Co-operation at the heart of Kiwi business

Friday, 5 July 2019, 1:00 pm | Ravensdown

As we celebrate the International Day of Co-operatives on 6 July, it’s worth pausing to consider the benefits of this way of organising a business. More >>

Ravensdown CEO takes out premier award

Tuesday, 2 July 2019, 8:32 am | Ravensdown

Ravensdown’s Greg Campbell has been named the 2019 Primary Industries Chief Executive of the Year at the inaugural Primary Industries Awards. More >>

ClearTech wins Fieldays innovation award

Friday, 14 June 2019, 9:46 am | Ravensdown

Ravensdown’s ClearTech dairy effluent treatment system which was developed in conjunction with Lincoln University has won a Highly Commended Award at the Fieldays innovation awards. More >>

Susan Murray wins Agricultural Communicator of the Year

Thursday, 13 June 2019, 1:58 pm | Ravensdown

Radio New Zealand’s Country Life producer and presenter Susan Murray has been named the 2019 Ravensdown Agricultural Communicator of the year. More >>

Scholarship winner passionate about precision agriculture

Tuesday, 30 April 2019, 10:35 am | Ravensdown

Ravensdown are excited to announce this year’s recipient of the Hugh Williams Memorial Scholarship, Tom Wilson. The Hugh Williams Memorial Scholarship was founded to commemorate the late Hugh Williams, a Ravensdown Director from 1987 to 2000. The ... More >>

Waterways crying out for nutrient management

Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 11:30 am | Ravensdown

Most of us are under the impression that all of New Zealand has fertile soil that’s great for growing food. It’s more or less a fairy tale. More >>

Smarter urea means farmers can buy less nitrogen

Wednesday, 27 February 2019, 2:09 pm | Ravensdown

Choosing products coated with a special urease inhibitor is one way for farmers to reduce the total amount of purchased nitrogen needed on farm. More >>

Stop slugs munching your profit margin

Monday, 18 February 2019, 3:05 pm | Ravensdown

In the last few planting seasons we have seen favourable conditions for slugs, and if favourable conditions occur again this autumn, slug populations will quickly bounce back from the hot and dry summer and pose a risk to autumn-sown crops and grass. More >>

Dairy effluent treatment system good news for water quality

Tuesday, 12 February 2019, 11:49 am | Ravensdown

New research conducted by Lincoln University on Ravensdown’s ClearTech® farm dairy effluent (FDE) treatment system in Canterbury has shown the system could have significant environmental benefits for river, lake and groundwater quality. More >>

Ravensdown PGP gets new funding boost

Tuesday, 31 July 2018, 1:22 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown’s Primary Growth Partnership programme has been extended to cover more geographic areas with the aim that the research outputs will be valid for 90% of hill country in New Zealand. More >>

Ravensdown appoints new GM of Culture and People

Thursday, 10 May 2018, 1:18 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown has appointed Katrina Benedetti to the position of General Manager of Culture and People. More >>

Ravensdown smooths university path for Sarah

Tuesday, 7 March 2017, 1:32 pm | Ravensdown

Lincoln University student, Sarah Lockhart, is this year’s recipient of the Ravensdown Hugh Williams Scholarship. More >>

Technology allows 9% of fertiliser to be redeployed

Wednesday, 8 February 2017, 11:45 am | Ravensdown

More precise aerial fertiliser spreading has already proven it can deliver environmental gains compared to blanket topdressing, but now fresh research is emerging that it will improve the bottom line of New Zealand’s hill country farmers. More >>

Ravensdown appoints new regional manager

Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 9:33 am | Ravensdown

18 JANUARY 2017 - Ravensdown has announced George Williams (Ngāti Porou) will take over the role of Regional Manager Eastern North Island. More >>

 

 

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