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Harald Hendel Appointed Aerowork CEO

Friday, 31 May 2024, 1:49 pm | Ravensdown

Harald is a former international Airbus Executive with more than 30 years’ experience in the aviation industry and a strong background in operational safety. More >>

Graham Stuart Appointed To Ravensdown Board

Wednesday, 29 May 2024, 1:57 pm | Ravensdown

Graham Stuart has been appointed to the Ravensdown Board, replacing departing Director Jason Dale who stands down after more than nine years with the co-operative. A well-known and respected leader in New Zealand’s primary sector, Graham is a seasoned Director ... More >>

‘Scary’ Floods Inspire Scholarship Winner To Improve Rural Climate Resilience

Wednesday, 14 February 2024, 9:33 am | Ravensdown

<img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2402/c528d4045e459924c8eb.jpeg" width="720" height="480"> Lincoln University student, Ryan Redpath, has been announced as this year’s recipient of Ravensdown’s Hugh ... More >>

NZ-designed Testing Method Unlocks Healthy Soil

Monday, 4 December 2023, 11:55 am | Ravensdown

The study, funded by the Our Land and Water National Science Challenge, assessed the quality of soil at Ngāi Tahu Farming sites in Canterbury against a new suite of metrics designed by AgResearch and Ravensdown. Dr. Ants Roberts, Ravensdown’s ... More >>

Gearing Up For Freshwater Farm Plans

Wednesday, 1 November 2023, 10:49 am | Ravensdown

Ravensdown is preparing to hit the ground running in 2024 to support farmers as they tackle Freshwater Farm Plans (FWFPs). Already qualified and experienced in Farm Environment Planning, a specialist team from Ravensdown recently conducted national ... More >>

Vigilance In Low Volume Environment Underpins Ravensdown’s 2023 Financial Result

Thursday, 24 August 2023, 11:55 am | Ravensdown

Following a challenging 12-month period, Ravensdown has announced a net profit before tax of $429,000 to 31 May 2023. A tax benefit takes the co-operative’s 2023 net profit after tax from continuing operations to $2.9 million. Reported revenue of ... More >>

Tony Carter Appointed To Ravensdown Board

Tuesday, 15 August 2023, 2:41 pm | Ravensdown

In welcoming Tony to the Board, Bruce Wills, Ravensdown Chairman, said Tony is one of New Zealand’s most experienced governors, known for his strategic leadership. “With his extensive governance experience and commercial acumen across a broad ... More >>

Ravensdown Is Reducing Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions With Low-carbon Urea

Tuesday, 25 July 2023, 12:04 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown has received a delivery of New Zealand’s lowest carbon urea, signalling a major step in the co-operative’s transition to a low-carbon future. The 2,700 tonnes of urea from Saudi Arabia is SABIC Agri-Nutrients Company’s (SABIC AN) first ... More >>

Mike Manning, GM Innovation & Strategy: Trends Pointing To Productivity Risk For New Zealand

Monday, 12 June 2023, 3:39 pm | Ravensdown

As a co-operative, Ravensdown has a responsibility to monitor market and industry trends for farmers and growers. Today, it’s no secret that the predominant trend in the fertiliser industry currently is one of low levels of purchasing by farmers. ... More >>

Agnition On A Mission

Wednesday, 26 April 2023, 2:53 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown today has confirmed the establishment of a new commercialisation entity - Agnition. A subsidiary of Ravensdown, Agnition’s mission is to ignite the industry with the innovations that farmers and growers need. It will build, grow and invest ... More >>

New Ravensdown Tech Helps Farmers Map And Respond To Slip Damage

Monday, 3 April 2023, 1:41 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown has launched HawkEye Response, a software tool to help farmers map and deal with slips that have impacted farm effective areas, compromised paddocks, or taken out fences. Users can also identify erosion-prone areas to prepare for future ... More >>

Ravensdown Proud To Partner With New Zealand Leadership Coalition To Tackle Agricultural Emissions

Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 1:44 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown has today shown its commitment to the future of New Zealand farming by uniting with Government and leading New Zealand agribusinesses to address the challenge of climate change and sustainability. The Joint Venture (JV) leadership coalition, ... More >>

Shipping Reduces Agribusiness Emissions

Tuesday, 25 October 2022, 9:55 am | Ravensdown

New Zealand’s newest addition to the coastal shipping fleet, the MV Rangitata, made her maiden voyage in October, carrying product for Ravensdown. The trip by ship reduced CO emissions by an estimated 39 tonne when compared to moving the same ... More >>

Integrated Report Shows Strong Progress For Company Against Strategic Objectives

Tuesday, 30 August 2022, 9:19 am | Ravensdown

Ravensdown’s 2022 Integrated Report published today shows the fertiliser co-operative owned by primary producers is tracking well against its strategic objectives. Highlights include: A 12 per cent reduction in carbon emissions from fertiliser against the ... More >>

New Research Harnesses Soil Fungus For Environmental Mitigation

Thursday, 28 July 2022, 6:46 am | Ravensdown

A major new research programme launched today promises to further reduce the environmental impact of New Zealand agriculture, with naturally occurring soil fungus shaping as a new hero, assisting farmers with more efficient nitrogen use. N-Vision NZ, led ... More >>

Ravensdown Reports $95m Profit In 2021/22

Wednesday, 27 July 2022, 4:49 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown’s 2021/22 Annual Results announced today include an overall Group profit of $95M, and an underlying profit of $68M in the core fertiliser business, before taxation and rebate. Chairman, Bruce Wills called it “one of our best ever results”, ... More >>

Ravensdown Secures Co-funding To Eliminate Coal From Aglime Process

Tuesday, 26 April 2022, 12:27 pm | Ravensdown

Ravensdown announces today that it has achieved government co-funding to accompany the co-operative’s investment to install a biomass combustor at its Dipton lime quarry. Locally supplied wood fuel will replace coal in the lime-drying process – ... More >>

New Ravensdown Chair To Focus On Pathways To Progress

Thursday, 7 April 2022, 4:35 pm | Ravensdown

Hawke’s Bay sheep and beef farmer Bruce Wills has been elected the new Chair of Ravensdown as current Chair John Henderson concludes his term on 31 May 2022. The former Federated Farmers national president is excited about the recently evolved ... More >>

Taramakau Sharemilker Returns To Competition As Dairy Industry Awards First Timer

Tuesday, 22 March 2022, 11:47 am | Ravensdown

Entering competitions is part of the farming process for West Coast dairy farmer Andrew Stewart who lines up for The West Coast/Top of the South regional title this Thursday. He describes them as challenging and educational, as well as social and ... More >>

Business Relationships Crucial To Success Of Winning Farmers

Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 4:26 pm | Ravensdown

Bay of Plenty Share Farmer of the Year winners Scott and Becks O’Brien say farmers have nothing to lose and everything to gain in Dairy Industry Awards. Their advice to potential entrants is to give it a go. “Whether you come first or last doesn't ... More >>





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