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When conventional science talks of the trial work done on dicalcic phosphate in the past, it is typically data collected from a ‘vertically integrated’ approach to soil science. This meant dicalcic phosphate was subjected to grass growth trials, mostly caged off from stock and cut by hand, and its data used to satisfy the economical..

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Growing demand for low-input fertiliser has brought about a pioneering partnership between Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate Ltd and Ballance Agri-Nutrients. This month, Ballance and Hatuma begin nation-wide production of Hatuma Dicalcic Phosphate, a fertiliser made from a matured blend of lime and superphosphate, which has almost 50 years of loyal following throughout the lower North Island,..

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The past has become the future for a local lime company who have returned to rail transport in a bid to cut costs and reduce their company’s carbon footprint. Hatuma Lime transported their products by rail from 1932 until 2000, when the introduction of new high-speed trains meant the wagons used to transport the lime..

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A local lime producer is being praised by top dressing pilots for its willingness to continue improving products so they are safe to fly amid growing concern about the safety of the industry. Hatuma Lime Company recently upgraded its Mauriceville plant in an effort to keep up with the growing demand for its sustainable fertiliser..

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