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Canterbury farmers Mike and Karen Groters credit getting more and more out of their soil to a cost effective “one-stop-shop” fertilising option, Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate®. In just four years since moving to Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate® they believe they are achieving improved quality and quantity on their 90 hectare dairy grazing unit at Hororata.   A..

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When farmers spot something different happening in their neighbour’s paddock it doesn’t take long for the word to spread. Sharing ideas from across the fence or during a smoko break have always been one of the best ways to gather information. Having these types of conversations has led three farmers in the Waikaretu District, south..

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Pat and Sue O′Brien are fourth generation farmers on their Mahia sheep and beef property, which they took over from Sue’s parents in 1999. The couple started applying Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate® with a vision to future proof Taharoa Trust for future generations. Pat had also seen some successful results firsthand, which attracted him to Hatuma…

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Rural primary schools throughout the country have been given a welcome boost to resources, thanks to the support of local farmers and fertiliser company, Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate Ltd. Farmers throughout New Zealand were invited to support the Hatuma ‘Growing Minds’ fund by nominating a school and in return Hatuma donates money to that school. Over..

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Three years after using Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate®, Oamaru deer farmers Bryce and Janice Burnett noticed a marked difference on their 350ha hill country farm at Kauru Hill. “As soon as we applied Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate our clover bolted and the worm activity in the soil was amazing. The ground started holding moisture better and our..

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Hauraki Plains dairy and dry stock farmer, Louise Coats says she was blown away by the clover growth on the farm after Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate® was applied four years ago. “Both red and white clover blossomed everywhere. When you haven’t planted red clover seed and suddenly your farm erupts with red clover everywhere you know..

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Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate was proud to be one of the sponsors of the recent Wairarapa Gate to Plate event at the Masterton A&P Show. The Gate-to-Plate event is a competition where Wairarapa farmers submit one lamb each to be judged – first on the hoof, then on the hook, and finally on the plate. We’re..

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Dairy farmer, Andrew Young is passionate about protecting the environment and does everything he can to prevent nutrients leaching into waterways on his property. “I use Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate because it’s a non-water soluble product, so it stays in the soil for the plant to use and doesn’t run off into our rivers and streams…

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The decision to use Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate was a game changer for Hawke’s Bay farmer, Ron Dawson who started applying the fertiliser five years ago and has never looked back. He says using Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate® is the best farming decision he ever made and he saw results over a short period of time. “The stock started..

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