Day: September 20, 2021

Rising fertiliser costs has highlighted the importance of getting your soil tested says Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram (PhD).

With increasing fertiliser costs, soil and pasture testing are key if farmers want to get the most out of their fertiliser says New Zealand’s leading expert in soil fertility, Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram (PhD). Looking at the numbers, Nitrogen (urea) prices have increased by ~ 50% (~ $565 – ~ $850) and Phosphate prices have gone up from between ~$3 kg to $4 to $5 per Kg P. “Milk solid prices are the

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