June 2019 – Farmers Weekly: Dodgy fert size to get shake up

Anders Crofoot hope standards will deal to dodgy fertiliser.  “Lumpy, uneven and irregular fertiliser, long the bane of farmers and spreaders, will face tighter scrutiny once the Fertiliser Quality Council establishes standards for the product’s physical qualities.”

“While standards have been set for the mineral and nutrient content of fertiliser, council chairman Anders Crofoot admits it has taken longer than expected to set them for particle shape and size.”

Farmers Weekly
AGRIBUSINESS – 7 June 2019
By Richard Rennie

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April 2019 – Importing fertiliser for personal use is risky business, warns the Fertiliser Quality Council

The Fertiliser Quality Council of New Zealand (FQC) is urging anyone contemplating importing fertiliser themselves to think again. The organisation, which is responsible for Fertmark, the fertiliser auditing programme that verifies products so users can be certain they know what they are spreading on their pasture, says importing fertiliser for individual on-farm use is fraught with risk.

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