New technology to target nutrients

Rural Exchange 25/11/2017

While many think that the farming industry has waiting to be pushed to do something about nitrogen leaching, that’s certainly not the case with Ballance’s research programme.

Ballance Agri-Nutrients, a farmer-owned co-operative started in 2011, leading the Clearview Innovations programme for improving water quality.

Warwick Catto, science strategy manager at Ballance Agri-Nutrients, joins Rural Exchange to discuss how to co-operative is changing the game for nitrogen leaching.

“If you’re not taking scientific risk than you’re not going to chip the dial significantly,” says Mr Catto.

Watch the full interview with Warwick Catto above.  

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