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Are your apples lacking colour and flavour?

A note to our commercial apple orchardists…  Because producers are often paid on fruit quality, we regularly get asked how to improve the colour, texture, …

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Are your avocados lacking Calcium?

At a glance: Low levels of Mycorrhizal Fungi means fewer soil minerals are reaching your plants. Low moisture levels also mean fewer soil minerals are …

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6 Tips for Home Gardeners Planting in the New Year

Hey home gardeners, what’s the plan for your garden in 2021?  A lot of Kiwi’s ramped up their home gardening efforts amidst the pandemic last …

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Home gardeners – tips for a bright and juicy Christmas harvest

Listen up home gardeners, you still have time to boost your crops before you pick for Christmas day! In the lead-up to Christmas, you may …

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Climate Impact on Plant Nutrition

Yearly rainfall in 2019 was (50-79%) below normal across Northland, Auckland, Hawke’s Bay, Wairarapa and Marlborough. 2019 was the 4th-warmest year on NIWA records for …

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3 ways Mycorrhizal Fungi benefits the environment – not just your garden!

Rapidly increasing carbon emissions is one of the greatest threats to our environment and is linked to the negative impacts of climate change. There are …

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Mycorrhizal fungi to protect your investment

Mycorrhizal fungi to protect your investment There are many things growers do all year round to help optimise their crop health and yield. Yet when …

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How to Prepare Soil for Organic Gardening

The success of your garden depends on the quality of your soil. Soil is the home to all of the important nutrients for your plants, …

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Humic Acid for Water Retention and Oxygenation of Crops

Are dry and dusty soil and high irrigation costs a regular part of your growing season? Are you seeking a way to retain more moisture …

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How to Avoid Chemical Incompatibilities for Growers and Farmers

At any given time of the year, growers apply numerous products to their crops to keep them healthy and address nutritional deficiencies, disease or pests. …

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Biomin N: Commercial Nitrogen That Won’t Harm the Environment and Waterways

Commercial Nitrogen Application is About to Change New Zealand is currently facing an ecological turning point. The Ministry for the Environment released statistics that show …

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Foliar Application of Magnesium: Need to Knows

It is widely known that Magnesium is fundamental to the growth of every crop and is required at every stage of the phenological cycle. It …

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