Liquid, Suspension or Granular Fertiliser, which is better?

Waikato-based Soil Scientist Gordon Rajendram PhD is considered one of New Zealand’s experts in soil fertility. He is committed to helping New Zealand farmers get the most out of their soil so that their farm can work more proficiently and be sustainable while still increasing farm profitability. Dr Gordon Rajendram formerly worked at AgResearch, Ruakura …

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If You Can’t Test, Then You Can’t Manage, Says Waikato Soil Scientist

Slow-release products or “suspension fertiliser technology” is the future for pasture growth in New Zealand, according to soil scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram. While fencing or planting trees along waterways to reduce phosphate loss is an expensive exercise, Dr Rajendram says more affordable methods exist. “The cheapest way to reduce P [phosphate] is to change your …

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Growing Good Dirt

When a young Gordon Rajendram took a casual summer job at Ruakura Research Centre, no-one involved had any inkling that he would go on to be a research trailblazer and a leading expert around soil fertility.  Although that summer job was undertaken while studying for his first degree at Waikato University – Ruakura Reserarch Centre …

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Important factors for soil nutrient retention – New Zealand’s leading Independent Fertiliser Consultant Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr. Gordon Rajendram PhD.

Waikato-based Soil Scientist Gordon Rajendram PhD is considered one of New Zealand’s experts in soil fertility. He is committed to helping New Zealand farmers get the most out of their soil so that their farm can work more proficiently, be sustainable while still increasing farm profitability. Dr. Gordon Rajendram worked at AgResearch, Ruakura Research Centre, …

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Increasing fertiliser nitrogen price shows how important it is to go biological with clover says Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram (PhD).

Waikato-based Soil Scientist Gordon Rajendram PhD is considered one of New Zealand’s experts in soil fertility. He is committed to helping New Zealand farmers get the most out of their soil so that their farm can work more proficiently, be sustainable while still increasing the farm profitability. Dr Gordon Rajendram worked at AgResearch, Ruakura Research …

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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 …

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There is a lot going on below ground, says Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram.

The leaching period is upon us, and there is a lot going on below ground, more than we imagine. This article explores the effect of rate of nitrogen fertiliser on cation and anion leaching under intensively grazed dairy pasture which can have far reaching effects on the way we farm from Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr …

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Reducing phosphorus leaching in soil Phosphorus (P) is critical for healthy plants to grow in New Zealand’s naturally P deficient soil, says Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram. Reduce Nitrogen, Phosphate Use Without Compromising Pasture & Milk Production With NZ’s Leading Expert In Soil Fertility Developed from proven science, Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram …

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The Soil Scientist Gordon Rajendram (PhD) is serious about soil.

Farmers, do you know what is going on with your soil? Soil testing and sampling is the most crucial step in nutrient management to get the correct soil and mineral balance that grows healthy pasture, crops and animals. Offering reliable and dependable advice, Soil Scientist Gordon Rajendram (PhD)  is committed to helping New Zealand farmers …

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Reduce Nitrogen and Phosphate use without compromising pasture & milk production with New Zealand’s leading expert in soil fertility, Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram (PhD).

Developed from proven science, Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram (PhD), shows how one farm improved plant nutrient uptake, pasture production, milk production, root growth, earthworm and increased water holding capacity through soil, pasture and clover only testing followed up by sound agronomic advice. “This study is highly relevant, especially to Canterbury dairy farmers as …

Reduce Nitrogen and Phosphate use without compromising pasture & milk production with New Zealand’s leading expert in soil fertility, Hamilton-based Soil Scientist Dr Gordon Rajendram (PhD). Read More »