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NOTE: ALL FERTILISERS WORK BEST WHERE THE AVAILABLE CALCIUM IS HIGH
Calcium Base Saturation needs to be over 60 for optimum results.
If yours is less than 55 ring us today to boost it. If it is 55 to 75 ring us to keep it there.LIME SLURRY - BioGro Reg 5139 - AVAILABLE CALCIUM - IMMEDIATELY & LONG TERM
Simply the Best
Fine particle lime in slurry form, (15% water) which removes acid from the soil, thereby increasing pH and base saturation (available) calcium and improving the calcium content. You'll love the results! Approx $90 to $150 /ha on-ground depending on distance from Te Kuiti.Technical Data from the Manufacturer
Approximately 375 kg/ha of fine lime (available calcium carbonate).
Around 40% available calcium. We estimate that at 90% calcium carbonate (Lime Slurry is
between 90 and 95% calcium carbonate) there would be 36% of 350 kg = 105 kg of calcium available to the plant. Because of the small particle size (98% is less than 15 mm with a large proportion being 5 to 90 microns) it is sprayable and has a much larger circumference area than bulk lime. Tisdale and Nelson's report states particle size of .25mm was regarded as 100% effective. Lime Slurry benefits:
Helps release and make available important elements. Reduces toxic elements.
Encourages worm and microbial activity , Improves palatability of pasture
Helps root development, soil structure & aeration. MARINE NPKS 126.96.36.199 Fish & Kelp Fertiliser
$900 / 200 ltrs
The Best of Both Worlds Combines the nutritional benefits of natural deep sea fish with a base of thick rich Ascophylium Nodosum kelp. Nutrition, animal health, traces & minerals, energy / carbohydrates, protein. Feeds biology, releases locked up nutrients, improves taste & brix. Natural minerals & traces for crops and pasture. Helps inhibit a wide range of plant fungi/pathogens and release nutrients locked up in the soil. An excellent biological fertiliser product. Raises Brix levels, taste and nutrition factors. Marine contains 3 Nitrogens - ammonia nitrogen, nitrate nitrogen and organic nitrogen.
Add to Lime Slurry for a top performance combinationCALCIUM + CARBON + ENERGY + TRACES MARINE ORGANIC BioGro Reg 5139.
Seaweed & fish liquid energy fertiliser. An organic product with all the benefits of both fish and seaweed. Energy, carbohydrates, nutrients and better animal health. Helps inhibit a wide range of plant fungi/pathogens and release nutrients locked up in the soil.
An excellent biological fertiliser product. Raises Brix levels, taste and nutrition factors. CLOVER GRO 8.4.8
Kelp fluid fertiliser with a base of thick rich Ascophylium Nodosum kelp. Clover Gro is Agrifert's premium kelp product with an ideal balance of nutrients which promotes clover growth in a grass dominated spring pasture. Contains a high amount of safe chloride-free potash. TRI ACTION 20 188.8.131.52
23% N + Sulphur, Phosphate, Potassium and 17% base of rich Ascophylium Nodosum kelp. Minerals, amino acids, betains, cytokinins, & other growth promotants. Indispensable in spring. Contains 3 Nitrogens for quick acting, long lasting nitrogen / clover boost & high nutrition pasture. NUTRABOOST
Humates. Soil Conditioner & Biological Stimulant $750 / 200 ltrs
Contains Fulvic, Humic & Ulmic acids. High CEC. Humates feed the soil microbes which release N, phosphates & other traces. Humates are the carbon which hold nutrients in the soil and move them into the soil solution where the plant can utilise them. Good for aeration, soil structure, friability, water holding capacity, germination, growth, roots, permeability for uptake, photosynthesis. Contains Fe,Mg,B,Mn,Co,Zn, Mo,Cu,Na,Se and soluble silicon to strengthen cell walls, block disease invasion at the cellular level. Maintains more uniform cell temperature to increase drought & frost tolerance.Fulvic gives plants strength to withstand stresses caused by pests.
The Potassium is extremely low, resulting in a very pure product.
Humates improve aeration and moisture holding capacity, make fertiliser more stable in the soil by binding to the carbon, help to eliminate leaching and lockup, increase calcium uptake, control loss of humus through ammonia and nitrification of nitrogen, and when 6-8% used together with dissolved nitrogen (Urea) eliminate damage to microbiology in the soil humus. The nitrifying bacteria then use the humus in the humates as their food source rather than the soil humus.
Humates help chelate and release minerals already in the soil but locked up. They help create a balance. NUTRABOOST ORGANIC BioGro Reg 5139GOLD LIME BioGro Reg 5139
50% Australian coral, 50% NZ fine lime. Small particle fine lime in suspension. Easy to use. Soft on pumps. Available calcium for pasture. Quick acting, immediately available, helps lift pH and base saturation calcium, boosts clover growth, encourages worm activity, releases locked up nutrients, gives denser, pasture. Benefits stock health and seed germination. Natural traces.
Lime is measured by its ability to neutralise - in this case the soil. There is conclusive evidence to prove that fine lime will neutralise much quicker, much more efficiently and more effectively, with lesser amounts or product, than larger particle bulk lime. We are talking about less than 90 microns, as these have greater particle surface area than the same amount of lime in larger particles. The smaller the particle size, the less lime you require for the same effect. It follows then that fine lime gives the highest neutralising effect per dollar spent.OPTI-GRO
Seaweed concentrate drench or soil conditioner. This amazing seaweed product has been helping reduce and prevent facial ezcema and ryegrass staggers in sheep, cattle and alpacas etc. Together with liquid lime, which is also proving very beneficial - the combination is a worthwhile investment in your stock's health. If facial ezcema and/or ryegrass staggers are a problem on your farm talk to us.
Great for revitalising soils with depleted mineral / carbon levels. Drench into sheep & cattle for facial eczema. Marvellous for prevention and treatment.Opti-Gro Organic BioGro Reg 5139. BLACK GOLD
Multi MineralsA balanced nutritional supplement for livestock. Drench orally or add to water trough or hay. Seaweed molasses base with a full range of minerals and high levels of vitamins + trace elements, electrolytes, protein, carbohydrates, amino acids & vitamins. EQUINE PASTURE PLUS
Plant available Lime, NPK, Minerals, Soil Conditioner, Boosts clover, worms, improves taste & horse health. Released locked up nutrients.PalaMOUNTAIN CALF BOOST
An amazing supplement to boost calf development. Massey University developed, Ag Research trialled and proven, t ensures young calves get the best start within the first few weeks. Helps late calves catch up with the early ones, then grow better and out-product them as heifers. Contains Omega 3,6,9, Electrolytes, Multivitamins, Biotin, Antioxidants.PalaMOUNTAIN REVIVE
Massey University formulated, similar to Calf Boost with enhanced Magnesium & Calcium. Improves a cow's gut health to utilise food better. Ag Research trials show increased milk production & higher conception rates. Great for downer stock, cows under stress from weaning, feed changes, weather conditions etc. Excellent for preparing for sale in top condition.HUMATES
Liquid humic and fulvic acid in 20 ltr or 200 ltrs. Help boost soil and stock health and plant nutrition.Builds carbon, stimulates fungi, helps desease, pest and frost management. Long life nitrogen. Hormonal stimulation. Saline management. Improves micro nutrient availability. FULVIC-N - for PASTURE
An effective combination of liquid Nitrogen, Humic and Fulvic. Grow amazing pasture with
10-25 ltrs/ha Liquid N + Humic and
10-20 ltrs/ha carbohydrate fertiliser
(eg Nitrosol or Marine)
SPRING - Amazing for spring growth & nutrition in that vital period between calving & mating.
Use with a carbohydrate such as Marine for energy.AUTUMN - This will ensure a full spectrum of nutrients to the plant and will help make your pasture weather the winter frosts, and so perform quicker and better into the spring, and promote pasture into August and September. This will help feed the fungi through the winter, and when the bacteria wake up they will have the fungi to munch on. FULVIC-N - for ORCHARDS
It contains minimal Humic so it won't stain fruit in orchards.
Put your orchard to sleep for winter with
10-25 ltrs/ha Liquid N + Fulvic and 0-20 ltrs/ha carbohydrate fertiliser (eg Nitrosol) on the ground.
This will help feed the fungi through the winter, and when the bacteria wake up they will have the fungi to munch on. Also, by putting a carbohydrate (eg Nitrosol) and humates on the ground you help prevent Armillaria problems and energise the vine when it wakes up. .
In spring wake your orchard up with 20 ltrs/ha Fulvic-N and 10-20 ltrs carbohydrate fertiliser . Fulvic acid is nature's own chelator, speeding up the active intake process and ensuring optimum nitrogen transfer.STOCKMATE </b
A natural feed mineral containing humic substance. StockMate has been found to have beneficial effects on the intestinal function of livestock, leading to increased feed digestion and utilization, greater resistance to disease and a consequent overall improvement in animal health. StockMate also has the effect of improving dry matter intake and feed conversion efficiency as a result of rumen buffering and increased microbial activity in the cow's rumen.DAIRY MAGIC
Approved by ERMA in NZ No HSR002684, Assure Quality Organic Status: Complies with NZS 8410, NZSFA approved for use in Farm Dairies.
Code of Practice (Ver 5) 2009 states "rinse with cold water immediately after use. At least twice weekly wash with a strong hot alkaline detergent. No question you can save money simply by the fact that Dairy Magic works best in cold water, meaning a saving from day one.
A cold water sanitiser which is taking the industry by storm. Dairy Magic has been trialled by Fonterra, registered Assure Quality, approved by Food & Safety. It penetrates the biofilm of stainless steel and leaves it shiny and clean. It is 2.5 times more powerful than Chlorine and has 10 times more penetration. Dairy Magic kills bacteria. You can eliminate milk quality downgrades from poor plant hygiene.KILLS & REMOVES BACTERIA, VIRUSES, CRYPTOSPORIDIUM, YEASTS, COLIFORMS, THERMODURICS & CONTAGIOUS MASTITIS.
NZFSA approved for use in farm dairies. Dairy Magic turns bad water to good. It kills in seconds what hot water and chlorine won't with no capital costs. It is chlorine dioxide - ie it has an extra oxygen molecule. A gas suspended in a liquid, it comes in easy to handle 20 or 25 ltr containers, with a special tap. Very easy to use and very economical. Only 2 hot washes required per week. Dairy Magic activates in cold water. It is making farm water come up to standard with dosatron or automatic dosing systems. SOUTHERN DEFENCE
Southern Defence is a chlorine Dioxide product which kills bacteria. It has been trialled and farmers report it
KILLS BOTRITIS, SCERATINIA, PSA and other bacteria with NO RESIDUE, NO BLEACHING, NO DAMAGE TO FRUIT OR VINE.
Orchadists are using it in knapsack sprayers, (which do not allow gas to leak between uses) to spray orchards, vehicles, footwear and machinery to prevent cross-contamination. Spray on litter under kiwifruit to sanitise, especially cut or broken vine ends. MULTI-PHOS DCP
Solid fertiliser with a unique combination of:
Mono-calcium phosphate for rapid response, Di-calcium phosphate for medium response, Tri-calcium phosphate for long term response
Sulphur, both elemental and sulphate forms, Calcium as both carbonate (lime) and sulphate (gypsum). Can have potash and magnesium added
Infused with Nitrosol® Organic based liquid
Dairy Mix NPKSMgCa - 0, 8, 8, 8, 2.5, 22
Dry Stock NPKSMgCa - 0, 10.5, 0, 8, 0, 28
Phosphate is citric soluble and acid free. Excellent for ground and aerial spreading
The information in this article was current at 27 Mar 2012
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