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Our 2015 SustaiN Gain...

Mark & Shay Ingram


Farm Information

Tokoroa Dairy Farmers

670 cows, 338 hectares

This season their net benefit from using SustaiN instead of urea is expected to be $3,433


Calculation Variables
5 applications of SustaiN per year

30kg N/ha per application

10% ammonia loss from urea (based on not being able to apply urea with 5-10mm of rain within 8 hours)

SustaiN reduces ammonia loss by 50%

Pasture response efficiency is 12:1 (kg DM/kg N)

Feed conversion efficiency is 12.5 (kg DM/kg MS produced)

Pasture utilisation: 80%

Based on Fonterra forecast of $4.60 kg/MS (24th Sept. 2015)


Shane Campbell


Farm Information
Matamata Dairy farmers

450 cows, 92 hectares

This season the net benefit from using SustaiN instead of urea is expected to be $1,541.


Calculation Variables
5 applications of SustaiN per year

30kg N/ha per application

15% ammonia loss from urea (based on not being able to apply urea with 5-10mm of rain within 8 hours)

SustaiN reduces ammonia loss by 50%

Pasture response efficiency is 10:1 (kg DM/kg N)

Feed conversion efficiency is 12.5 (kg DM/kg MS produced)

Pasture utilisation: 80%

Based on Fonterra forecast of $4.60 kg/MS (24th Sept. 2015)


Damian & Jane Roper


Farm Information

Taranaki Dairy Farmers

480 cows, 150 hectares

This season their net benefit from using SustaiN instead of urea is expected to be $1,171


Calculation Variables
6 applications of SustaiN per year - 6 applications on 132 hectares and 5 applications on 18 hectares (effluent block)

35kg N/ha per application

10% ammonia loss from urea (based on not being able to apply urea with 5-10mm of rain within 8 hours)

SustaiN reduces ammonia loss by 50%

Pasture response efficiency is 10:1 (kg DM/kg N)

Feed conversion efficiency is 12.5 (kg DM/kg MS produced)

Pasture utilisation: 80%

Based on Fonterra forecast of $4.60 kg/MS (24th Sept. 2015)


WINTER

A smart solution for any season


What is it?
SustaiN and Sulphate of Ammonia (SOA).

Nutrients
SustaiN Ammo 30N: N 30.5% S 13.8%
SustaiN Ammo 36N: N 35.8% S 9.0%

What is the key advantage?
Provides the benefits of SustaiN and immediately available sulphur.

What does it do?
Delivers immediately available sulphur with each application of nitrogen to support spring pasture and crop production.

Where can it be used?

• On soils with poor sulphur levels (e.g. pumice and sedimentary soils
• On soils that experience high rainfall
• Instead of SustaiN in spring if herbage sulphur levels are below 0.3%.

When to use
Use over winter - early spring (July to September).

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
85-115 kg/ha.

 Product pricing


What is it?
A granulated combination of elemental sulphur, SustaiN and lime blended with sulphate of ammonia (SOA).

Nutrients
N 31.5% S 17.1% Ca 2.3%

What is the key advantage?
A combination of SustaiN and two complimentary forms of sulphur to promote early spring growth.

What does it do?
• Supports immediate and long-term pasture growth with both plant available sulphur (SOA) and sustained release sulphur (elemental)
• Contains two forms of nitrogen (ammonium and urea) for plant uptake.

Where can it be used?

• Ideal for use following high rainfall where sulphur may have been leached from the soil
• Ideal for use on effluent blocks where tactical sulphur and nitrogen is needed.

When to use
PhaSedN Quick Start is best used from late autumn through to the end of winter (May-August).

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
80-110 kg/ha.

Product pricing

SPRING

A smart solution for any season


What is it?
SustaiN and potash (MOP).

Nutrients
SustaiN 15K N 32.2% K 15%
SustaiN 20K N 27.6% K 20%
SustaiN 25K N 23% K 25%

What is the key advantage?
Delivers the benefits of SustaiN and potassium.

What does it do?
Delivers potassium with each application of nitrogen to boost pasture growth and promote clover health and vigour.

Where can it be used?

• To provide potassium at the optimal time to support clover growth (summer N and K applications)
• Hay and silage paddocks after they have been cut to promote recovery
• On sheep and beef farms where soil Quick Test K levels are low
• Useful on soils prone to potassium leaching (e.g. pumice, sands and coarse textured soils)
• Where capital K requirements are large and additional applications are required to lift soil K levels

When to use
Use over the summer months (November to February).

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
100 kg/ha.

 Product pricing




What is it?
SustaiN and Sulphate of Ammonia (SOA).

Nutrients
SustaiN Ammo 30N: N 30.5% S 13.8%
SustaiN Ammo 36N: N 35.8% S 9.0%

What is the key advantage?
Provides the benefits of SustaiN and immediately available sulphur.

What does it do?
Delivers immediately available sulphur with each application of nitrogen to support spring pasture and crop production.

Where can it be used?

• On soils with poor sulphur levels (e.g. pumice and sedimentary soils
• On soils that experience high rainfall
• Instead of SustaiN in spring if herbage sulphur levels are below 0.3%.

When to use
Use over winter - early spring (July to September).

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
85-115 kg/ha.

 Product pricing



What is it?
SustaiN is a unique nitrogen fertiliser. The granules are treated with AGROTAIN® nitrogen stabiliser, a urease inhibitor that reduces nitrogen losses from ammonia volatilisation.

Nutrients
N 46%

What is the key advantage?
The inclusion of AGROTAIN in SustaiN halves nitrogen losses from volatilisation (compared with urea) to make more nitrogen available for plant uptake.

What does it do?
SustaiN mitigates nitrogen losses to increase nitrogen efficiency and provide a more flexible application schedule. This helps to boost pasture production and improve crop yields.

Where can it be used?

• As the “go to” nitrogen fertiliser to grow more grass and crop per unit of nitrogen applied
• To provide the best nitrogen response (compared with urea), unless you can guarantee 5-10mm of rainfall within 8 hours of application
• Instead of SustaiN in spring if herbage sulphur levels are below 0.3%. 
• If there are less than optimal conditions at time of nitrogen application
• Where high rates of nitrogen are applied, such as side dressing crops
• Post-emergence application of forage crops

When to use
Strategic or regular nitrogen applications throughout the year to improve both feed quantity and quality.

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
55-75 kg/ha (same as Nrich Urea).

 Product pricing




What is it?
A combination of SustaiN and PhaSedN.

Nutrients
N 39.7% S 8.6%

What is the key advantage?
Provides the benefits of SustaiN and fine elemental sulphur.

What does it do?
Delivers elemental sulphur with each nitrogen application to boost pasture growth and provide a long-term source of sulphur. Elemental sulphur is not lost by leaching so it is available even after heavy rainfall.

Where can it be used?

• Apply where Olsen P levels are adequate, nitrogen is applied regularly and sulphur levels need to be maintained
• Ideal for high sulphur-leaching regions such as Northland, East Coast and Otago.

When to use
Can be applied all year round.

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
65-90 kg/ha.

 Product pricing

SUMMER

A smart solution for any season

 

What is it?
SustaiN and potash (MOP).

Nutrients
SustaiN 15K N 32.2% K 15%
SustaiN 20K N 27.6% K 20%
SustaiN 25K N 23% K 25%

What is the key advantage?
Delivers the benefits of SustaiN and potassium.

What does it do?
Delivers potassium with each application of nitrogen to boost pasture growth and promote clover health and vigour.

Where can it be used?

• To provide potassium at the optimal time to support clover growth (summer N and K applications)
• Hay and silage paddocks after they have been cut to promote recovery
• On sheep and beef farms where soil Quick Test K levels are low
• Useful on soils prone to potassium leaching (e.g. pumice, sands and coarse textured soils)
• Where capital K requirements are large and additional applications are required to lift soil K levels

When to use
Use over the summer months (November to February).

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
100 kg/ha.


 Product pricing


 

What is it?

SustaiN is a unique nitrogen fertiliser. The granules are treated with AGROTAIN® nitrogen stabiliser, a urease inhibitor that reduces nitrogen losses from ammonia volatilisation.

Nutrients
46%

What is the key advantage?
The inclusion of AGROTAIN in SustaiN halves nitrogen losses from volatilisation (compared with urea) to make more nitrogen available for plant uptake.

What does it do?
SustaiN mitigates nitrogen losses to increase nitrogen efficiency and provide a more flexible application schedule. This helps to boost pasture production and improve crop yields.

Where can it be used?

• As the “go to” nitrogen fertiliser to grow more grass and crop per unit of nitrogen applied
• To provide the best nitrogen response (compared with urea), unless you can guarantee 5-10mm of rainfall within 8 hours of application
• Instead of SustaiN in spring if herbage sulphur levels are below 0.3%. 
• If there are less than optimal conditions at time of nitrogen application
• Where high rates of nitrogen are applied, such as side dressing crops
• Post-emergence application of forage crops

When to use
Strategic or regular nitrogen applications throughout the year to improve both feed quantity and quality.

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
55-75 kg/ha (same as Nrich Urea).


 Product pricing


 

What is it?
A combination of SustaiN and PhaSedN.

Nutrients
N 39.7% S 8.6%

What is the key advantage?
Provides the benefits of SustaiN and fine elemental sulphur.

What does it do?
Delivers elemental sulphur with each nitrogen application to boost pasture growth and provide a long-term source of sulphur. Elemental sulphur is not lost by leaching so it is available even after heavy rainfall.

Where can it be used?

• Apply where Olsen P levels are adequate, nitrogen is applied regularly and sulphur levels need to be maintained
• Ideal for high sulphur-leaching regions such as Northland, East Coast and Otago.

When to use
Can be applied all year round.

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
65-90 kg/ha.



AUTUMN

A smart solution for any season

 

What is it?
A granulated combination of elemental sulphur, SustaiN and lime.

Nutrients
N 25.3% S 28.5% Ca 5.7%

What is the key advantage?
A combination of SustaiN and elemental sulphur extends autumn growth and promotes early spring growth.

What does it do?
• The elemental sulphur remains in the soil over winter and slowly releases to provide adequate levels in spring when pasture starts growing again
• Elemental sulphur is not lost by leaching so it will still be available even if heavy rain occurs
• The nitrogen offers an immediate boost and included as SustaiN it reduces the risk of ammonium volatilisation.

Where can it be used?

• If there is a high sulphur need such as sandy, peat and pumice soils
• Where there is high rainfall and/or a high risk of sulphur leaching
• On dairy farms where phosphate levels are high and no further applications are required, but sulphur availability needs to be maintained or increased
• On effluent blocks where tactical sulphur and nitrogen is needed
• On hill country where there is good phosphate fertility but applying a combination of sulphur and nitrogen can be beneficial
• On hill country where organic sulphur levels are low (< 8) and where soils have a low-medium anion storage capacity (ASC <60).

When to use
PhaSedN is suitable for use in autumn (March-May) to supply nitrogen and sulphur to grow grass for longer in the season, build pasture covers and set the farm up for spring.

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
100-130 kg/ha.

Product pricing

 

What is it?
A granulated combination of elemental sulphur, SustaiN and lime blended with sulphate of ammonia (SOA).

Nutrients
N 31.5% S 17.1% Ca 2.3%

What is the key advantage?
A combination of SustaiN and two complimentary forms of sulphur to promote early spring growth.

What does it do?
• Supports immediate and long-term pasture growth with both plant available sulphur (SOA) and sustained release sulphur (elemental)
• Contains two forms of nitrogen (ammonium and urea) for plant uptake.

Where can it be used?

• Ideal for use following high rainfall where sulphur may have been leached from the soil
• Ideal for use on effluent blocks where tactical sulphur and nitrogen is needed.

When to use
PhaSedN Quick Start is best used from late autumn throughto the end of winter (May-August).

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
80-110 kg/ha.

Product pricing
 

What is it?
SustaiN is a unique nitrogen fertiliser. The granules are treated with AGROTAIN® nitrogen stabiliser, a urease inhibitor that reduces nitrogen losses from ammonia volatilisation.

Nutrients
46%

What is the key advantage?
The inclusion of AGROTAIN in SustaiN halves nitrogen losses from volatilisation (compared with urea) to make more nitrogen available for plant uptake.

What does it do?
SustaiN mitigates nitrogen losses to increase nitrogen efficiency and provide a more flexible application schedule. This helps to boost pasture production and improve crop yields.

Where can it be used?

• As the “go to” nitrogen fertiliser to grow more grass and crop per unit of nitrogen applied
• To provide the best nitrogen response (compared with urea), unless you can guarantee 5-10mm of rainfall within 8 hours of application
• Instead of SustaiN in spring if herbage sulphur levels are below 0.3%. 
• If there are less than optimal conditions at time of nitrogen application
• Where high rates of nitrogen are applied, such as side dressing crops
• Post-emergence application of forage crops

When to use
Strategic or regular nitrogen applications throughout the year to improve both feed quantity and quality.

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
55-75 kg/ha (same as Nrich Urea).


Product pricing
 


What is it?
A combination of SustaiN and PhaSedN.

Nutrients
N 39.7% S 8.6%

What is the key advantage?
Provides the benefits of SustaiN and fine elemental sulphur.

What does it do?
Delivers elemental sulphur with each nitrogen application to boost pasture growth and provide a long-term source of sulphur. Elemental sulphur is not lost by leaching so it is available even after heavy rainfall.

Where can it be used?

• Apply where Olsen P levels are adequate, nitrogen is applied regularly and sulphur levels need to be maintained
• Ideal for high sulphur-leaching regions such as Northland, East Coast and Otago.

When to use
Can be applied all year round.

Application rate (to apply 25-35 kg N/ha)
65-90 kg/ha.


Product pricing

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