Story: Topdressing

Accurate fertilising

The accurate placement of fertiliser is important both from the viewpoint of getting the best response from pasture and to avoid fertiliser drifting into waterways and other environmentally sensitive areas. The Spreadmark scheme developed by the Fertiliser Quality Council aims to ensure that groundspread or aerial application is carried out by registered operators.

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New Zealand Fertiliser Quality Council

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John Maber, 'Topdressing - Legislation, quality assurance and safety', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/16576/accurate-fertilising (accessed 18 November 2019)

Story by John Maber, published 24 Nov 2008