Balle and Coull to join Ballance Agri-Nutrients Board
Ballance Agri-Nutrients’ shareholders have chosen Dacey Balle and Duncan Coull from an unprecedented field of 19 candidates to join the Co-operative’s Board, representing the North Island.
Potassium (K) is an essential element for plant and animal growth and deficiencies are more common that you’d think. Understanding how to recognise deficiencies and improve your clover content will help increase your overall pasture production. “If you can boost your clover growth, you end up getting more nitrogen fixation occurring. That nitrogen then makes it into the whole system which boosts your total pasture, and clover is a better feed as well”. - Dr. Jamie Blennerhassett, Innovation Leader
This can help give your clover a boost. Clover is well-known for its ability to fix nitrogen, but is also a valuable feed thanks to its high protein levels and accessible carbohydrates. Clover is palatable and easily digested and can help boost liveweight gains.
A “genuine and rare governance opportunity” has opened up with one of New Zealand’s industry-leading rural co-operatives with Ballance Agri-Nutrients announcing that two farmer-elected directors will be stepping down from its Board this year.