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Novel Mitigations To Minimise Nitrogen Loss

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 11:39 am | Bala Tikkisetty

Winter is around the corner, and while it can pose a significant challenge for nutrient management, some simple actions can reduce winter nutrient loss. Slow growth of pasture in winter and drainage can result in nitrate leaching directly from fertiliser before ... More >>

Spring Up With Fertilisers

Tuesday, 13 October 2020, 12:44 pm | Bala Tikkisetty

With spring in the air and soils starting to warm up over the next few weeks, farmers will be preparing to fertilise their paddocks. As there are a range of risks when applying fertiliser and strategies to help avoid them, it is highly recommended that ... More >>

Minimise Winter Nitrogen Loss

Wednesday, 20 May 2020, 4:18 pm | Bala Tikkisetty

Winter is around the corner and currently most farmers are focusing on achieving increased productivity by judicious use of nutrients with an aim of minimising environmental impacts. Cooler months can pose a significant challenge for nutrient management, ... More >>

Soil properties critical when applying effluent

Friday, 10 January 2020, 10:18 am | Bala Tikkisetty

Bala Tikkisetty Farmers agree there is an absolute need to work together to address water quality needs and achieve the objectives of the Government-initiated National Policy Statement for Freshwater Management. Dairy effluent can be a great resource ... More >>

Wintering practices are critical

Wednesday, 1 May 2019, 10:04 am | Bala Tikkisetty

Soil health damage during winter has been recognised as a significant issue for the farming community. It coincides with high stock densities and high soil moisture conditions. Stock wintering systems are thought to play a major role in water quality ... More >>

Keeping crucial carbon in soils

Friday, 14 November 2014, 11:29 am | Bala Tikkisetty

Recent research has been showing that some pastoral soils are losing more crucial carbon and nitrogen than others. More >>