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Leading, promoting, and enhancing the groundspread industry.

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Choosing to use a Groundspread NZ member means that you are choosing quality. Groundspread NZ members represent the best of the industry and uphold the highest standards.
These are people that really care about best practice spreading and growing the industry. As members, they are up to date with latest technologies, innovations, and current best practice through the networking that the Association offers them.
There are over 100 Groundspread NZ members throughout New Zealand. To find a member in your area, click on the button below, you won’t regret it.

Become a Groundspread NZ Member

The nutrient spreading industry is a highly skilled profession and Groundspread NZ is raising awareness of this. At every opportunity, it promotes the vital role that groundspreaders play as the first step in the New Zealand food story.
Whether you are a sole operator or part of a large team, Groundspread NZ acknowledges the value of the job that you do, and with solid stakeholder and industry relationships, we are communicating this across the agricultural landscape.
As a Groundspread NZ member, you can rely on the strength, knowledge, experience, and friendship of this long-standing organisation.
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Innovator looks for improvements

Jon Jackson’s desire to do things better, smarter and more efficiently has earned him a national award. He was named the Keith Andrews Trucks Innovation …

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Family devoted to industry

North Otago father-and-daughter John Schultz and Kylie Stenton were acknowledged recently at the New Zealand Groundspread Fertilisers’ Association’s awards function. Business and rural editor Sally …

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Award winner, looking for a way to help farmers

The Keith Andrews Innovation Award winner at the 2022 NZ Groundspreaders Awards, Jon Jackson, is all too familiar with the innovator’s journey of trial and …

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Tested techniques to spread fertiliser efficiency

High fertiliser prices provide an opportunity to carefully consider soil fertility, nutrient needs and the calibration of spreaders, Ballance science strategy manager Warwick Catto says. …

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Spreadmark NZGFA members in the Autumn 2022 Business Rural magazine

Several NZGFA members have articles in the Autumn 2022 edition of the Business Rural magazine. ‘Huge growth’ on back of tech outlay’ – R & …

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Balancing sustainability with profit

Richard and Truus sold up in 2008 and “retired” to town, and Johan was leasing a farm. “They really missed farm life, so we waited …

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Groundspread NZ “our clients are doing it tough”

Reading MPI’s ‘Situation and Outlook for Primary Industries’ report (December 2021) over the weekend made for some interesting reading. Did you know that the average …

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Fertiliser application done the right way

As a sole operator for most of the last 10 years, Nick Hyslop didn’t appreciate the importance of the driver training and safety work he …

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