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New Director Will Help Push For Smarter Farming

Tuesday, 15 September 2020, 4:22 pm | Ravensdown

Intellectual property lawyer and farm owner Jane Montgomery is Ravensdown’s newest shareholder-elected director, announced at yesterday’s 2020 annual meeting. Christchurch-based Jane owns a farm in North Canterbury and has been elected as director of Area 3, ... More >>

Growing Food Through COVID-19 – Nutrient Services Essential (again)

Tuesday, 18 August 2020, 3:37 pm | Ravensdown

As farming gears up for a busy spring, farm nutrient provider Ravensdown has been given the green light as an essential service as it was during previous levels 3 and 4. Back in autumn, farmers were catching up on fertiliser and feed as they tried ... More >>

Resilient Ravensdown Responds With Strong $69m Profit - Returning $68 Million To Farming

Wednesday, 5 August 2020, 3:49 pm | Ravensdown

After ensuring essential food-creating nutrients kept flowing during the pandemic, Ravensdown has recorded a profit from continuing operations and before tax, rebate and an earlier issue of bonus shares of $69 million (2019: $52m). Returning a total ... More >>

Agri-graduates Kickstart Their Career With Ravensdown

Tuesday, 3 March 2020, 9:33 am | Ravensdown

Ravensdown’s popular development programme has returned for its sixth year, this time supporting six talented university graduates into fulltime careers within the co-operative. Among those are two former recipients of the Ravensdown Hugh Williams ... More >>

Getting smarter at growing grass

Monday, 17 February 2020, 9:25 am | Ravensdown

Trewithen is a 288ha farm with 1,100 cows in New Plymouth, owned by the Faull Family from Waitara. In his third season, sharemilker James Barbour takes us through the farm’s approach to nutrient management. More >>

Two sides to the Western Sahara story

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 1:38 pm | Ravensdown

Farmer co-operative Ravensdown has granted access to Moller Park for a small group wanting to express their opinion about the arrival of legally sourced, essential phosphate rock in Dunedin. More >>

What lies beneath the surface? The pitfalls of facial eczema

Monday, 9 December 2019, 11:19 am | Ravensdown

Do you rely on visual cues to assess your stock’s health? Making animal health plans or decisions on this alone can be detrimental to your production when it comes to facial eczema. What lies beneath the surface can tell a very different story that ... More >>

New tool for farmers to measure their GHG

Friday, 29 November 2019, 12:11 pm | Ravensdown

Options for farmers have now broadened when it comes to managing their greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint on-farm. More >>

ClearTech a gamechanger for Canterbury dairy farmer

Monday, 18 November 2019, 4:51 pm | Ravensdown

A revolutionary dairy effluent treatment system is delivering enormous environmental benefits for Lincoln dairy farmer Tom Mason. More >>

Water intent supported while practical concerns remain

Tuesday, 5 November 2019, 9:28 am | Ravensdown

Nutrient management and environmental experts Ravensdown have delivered their submission to the government’s discussion document on “Action for healthy waterways.” More >>

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 >>