22nd Annual FLRC Workshop
held at Massey University, February 2009

Nutrient Management in a Rapidly Changing World

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The correct citation for the proceedings is:

[Authors], 2009. [Title of paper]. In: Nutrient management in a rapidly changing world.
(Eds L.D. Currie and C.L. Lindsay).  Occasional Report No. 22. Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. pp

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Papers presented:

Keith Goulding, David Powlson and Andy Whitmore
Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, United Kingdom
THE POTENTIAL FOR SOIL CARBON SEQUESTRATION, BUT WITH A FULL GREENHOUSE GAS BUDGET

John Gaunt
Carbon Consulting LLC, Cornell University, New York
THE ENERGY BALANCE AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR BIOCHAR IN AN EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME

Alison Watson
MAF Policy, Wellington
INTERNATIONAL STANDARDS IN GHG FOOTPRINTING AND NZ' S RESPONSE

John-Paul Praat, P A Handford and C Wallwork
P.A. Handford and Associates, Paekakariki
QUANTIFYING THE IMPACT OF CARBON TRADING ON FARM BUSINESSES
– HOW TO INTEGRATE CARBON MANAGEMENT WITH AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

Kevin Tate and A Walcroft
Landcare Research, Palmerston North
ON-FARM BIOFILTERS OFFER REDUCED METHANE EMISSIONS TO PARTLY OFFSET THE ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT

Jiafa Luo, M Aspin, S F Ledgard, C A M de Klein, S B Lindsey
AgResearch, Hamilton
SOURCES AND MANAGEMENT OPTIONS TO REDUCE NITROUS OXIDE EMISSIONS FROM DAIRY FARMS

Saman Bowatte, P Newton, M Lieffering, S Brock and P Theobald
AgResearch, Palmerston North
PASTURE LEAVES EMIT N2O: GHG MITIGATION OPPORTUNITY?

Samuel Dunlop, S Caille, M Deurer, R Simpson, S Sivakumaran, I McIvor,
P Jeyakumar, S Green, T Mills, I Vogeler and B Clothier

Plant & Food Research, Palmerston North
DOES THE ADDITION OF CHARCOAL AS A CARBON SEQUESTRATION STRATEGY COMPROMISE A SOIL'S BIOPHYSICAL FUNCTIONS?

Bryan Stevenson, L Schipper, A McGill, J Ryburn and D Clark
Landcare Research, Hamilton
DENITRIFICATION RATES ON AMENDED DAIRY PASTURE PLOTS: CAN INSITU DENITRIFICATION BE MANIPULATED TO CONTROL N LOSS?

Ian Yule and R Pullenagari
NZ Centre for Precision Agriculture, Massey University
USE OF REFLECTANCE SENSORS TO OPTIMISE NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Jim Wilson
Soil Essentials, Hilton of Fern, Brechin, Scotland
PRACTICAL USES OF SMART TECHNOLOGIES

Nick Poole
Foundation for Arable Research, Lincoln
CROP SENSORS - TOOLS FOR BETTER NITROGEN MANAGEMENT

Andrea Pearson, F Li, P Johnstone and P Jamieson
Foundation for Arable Research, Hastings
AMAIZEN - A YEILD AND N FERTILISER FORECASTING TOOL FOR MAIZE SILAGE AND GRAIN CROPS

Rob Craigie
Foundation for Arable Research, Lincoln
YIELD AND QUALITY RESPONSE OF WHEAT TO NITROGEN

Zhang Jing, J A Hanly and M J Hedley
Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University
EFFECTS OF PASTURE CULTIVATION ON SOIL PHOSPHORUS STRATIFICATION AND SUBSEQUENT FERTILISER REQUIREMENTS

Grant Douglas, I McIvor, A Manderson, M Todd, S Braaksma and R Gray
AgResearch, Palmerston North
EFFECTIVENESS OF SPACE-PLANTED TREES FOR CONTROLLING SOIL SLIPPAGE ON PASTORAL HILL COUNTRY

Richard Chynoweth, M P Rolston and N B Pyke
Foundation for Arable Research, Lincoln
THE NITROGEN REQUIREMENTS, UPTAKE AND LOSSES IN PERENNIAL RYEGRASS (Lolium perenne L.) SEED CROPS

Mike Bretherton, D Horne, M Hedley, D Scotter and R McDowell
Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University
THE EFFECT OF SLOPE AND ASPECT ON PHOSPHATE RUNOFF IN HILL COUNTRY

Hailong Wang, M Kimberley and P Wilks
Scion, Rotorua
USING BIOSOLIDS TO IMPROVE PINE FOREST PRODUCTION IN A LOW FERTILITY SOIL

Paul Johnstone, N Arnold, A Pearson, M Parker and G Kaufler
Plant & Food Research, Hastings
USING MAIZE SILAGE TO STRIP NUTRIENTS FROM HIGH FERTILITY SOILS

James Entry, R E Sojka and B Hicks
USDA Agricultural Research Service, Idaho, United States
MATRIX BASED FERTILIZERS CONTROL ENTERIC BACTERIA AND NUTRIENT LEACHING AFTER DAIRY WASTE APPLICATION

Gabriele Kaufler and G Corban
Environment Waikato, Hamilton
ON-FARM EFFLUENT MANAGEMENT - HOW EFFLUENT SAMPLING CAN CONTRIBUTE TO IMPROVED NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT

Mark Shepherd, B Welten and S Ledgard
AgResearch, Hamilton
EFFECTIVENESS OF DICYANDIAMIDE IN REDUCING NITROGEN LEACHING LOSSES FROM TWO CONTRASTING SOIL TYPES UNDER TWO RAINFALL REGIMES – A LYSIMETER STUDY

Mark Shepherd, M Sprosen, S Ledgard and D Smeaton
AgResearch, Hamilton
WINTER GRAZING OF A FORAGE CROP; EFFECTS ON NITRATE LEACHING

Paul Johnstone, B Searle, N Arnold, S Shaw and D Bloomer
Plant & Food Research, Hastings
DEVELOPING BEST SOIL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR INTENSIVE VEGETABLE PRODUCTION

Paul Johnstone, N Arnold, A Pearson, A Curtis and D Bloomer
Plant & Food Research, Hastings
REDUCING SOIL N MINERALISATION WITH STRIP TILLAGE DURING THE CONVERSION OF PERMANENT PASTURE TO MAIZE SILAGE

Gordon Rajendram, J Waller, C Cameron, R Longhurst, J Luo, S Ledgard,
A Ghani and M O’Connor
AgResearch, Hamilton
NITROGEN FERTILISER TRIAL DATABASE: A VALUABLE RESOURCE. CLIMATIC FACTORS AND FIRST CUT RESPONSE TO NITROGEN APPLICATION

Bob Longhurst, M Hawke, B Parker and S Balvert
AgResearch, Hamilton
IMPLEMENTING ON-FARM P MITIGATIONS IN REREWHAAKITU CATCHMENT

Mike J. McLaughlin, Ganga M. Hettiarachchi, Therese McBeath, Samuel Stacey, Kirk G. Scheckel, David J. Chittleborough and Mathew Newville
CSIRO, Land & Water, South Australia
IMPROVING EFFICIENCY OF PHOSPHORUS AND MICRONUTRIENT FERTILISERS IN CEREAL CROPPING SOILS - THE ROLE OF SPECTROSCOPIC AND ISOTOPIC RESEARCH TOOLS

Ian Yule and J Pemberton
NZ Centre for Precision Agriculture, Massey University
DIGTIAL IMAGING FOR SPREADER TESTING

Mohammad Zaman and J D Blennerhassett
Summit-Quinphos, Hamilton
MINIMISING N LOSSES FROM INTENSIVELY GRAZED PASTURE SYSTEMS AS AFFECTED BY A COMBINATION OF UREASE AND NITRIFICATION INHIBITORS APPLIED AT DIFFERENT TIMINGS

Cory Matthew, W Hofmann and M A Osborne
Institute of Natural Resources, Massey University
GIBBERELLIN APPLICATION TO PASTURES: A 50-YEAR OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH AND PRACTICE

Ian Yule and J Pemberton
NZ Centre for Precision Agriculture, Massey University
SPREADING BLENDED FERTILISERS

Bert Quin and G Findlay
Quinspread Technologies Ltd, Auckland
OBSTACLES TO ACHIEVING GREATER EFFICIENCY, COST-EFFECTIVENESS AND ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION WITH FERTILISER NITROGEN

Mohammad Zaman and J D Blennerhassett
Summit-Quinphos, Hamilton
CAN FINE PARTICLE APPLICATION OF FERTILISERS IMPROVE N USE EFFICIENCY IN GRAZED PASTURES?

Andrea Pearson and M Parker
Foundation for Arable Research, Hastings
COMPARING UREA AND SUSTAIN AS A BROADCAST FERTILISER FOR MAIZE PRODUCTION

W Troy Baisden, T Clough, L Schipper, B Stevenson, R Parfitt, A Ghani
and L Wassenaar

National Isotope Centre, GNS Science, Lower Hutt
THEORY UNDERPINNING THE ISOTOPIC INDICATORS OF LAND-TO-WATER NITROGEN TRANSFERS FRST PROGRAMME

Gordon Rajendram, A Ghani, J Waller, W Qiu, G Mercer and S Ledgard
AgResearch, Hamilton
NITROGEN STATUS VARIABILITY WITHIN THE PASTORAL SYSTEM

Sonia Whiteman and H Brown
Horticulture New Zealand, Wellington
NITROGEN MANAGEMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ACCOUNTABILITY – TOOLS TO ASSIST SMART DECISION MAKING

Paul Withers
ADAS Environment Group, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF PHOSPHORUS ON THE FARM

Christine Lindsay, J A Hanly, M J Hedley, D J Horne, P J Schreurs and H B Toes
Fertilizer and Lime Research Centre, Massey University
CONTROLLING NITROGEN AND PHOSPHORUS LOSS FROM DAIRY FARMS USING RESTRICTED GRAZING PRACTICES

Greg Sneath and H Furness
FertResearch, Auckland
IMPLEMENTING NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT IN A RAPIDLY CHANGING WORLD

Mike Bramley, D Smeaton, M Scarsbrook, D Care and A O'Connell
DairyNZ, Hamilton
ENVIRONMENTAL PLANS IN A FARM SYSTEMS CONTEXT

Jim Cotman and D Natzke
NZ Farm Environment Award Trust, Hamilton
THE ROLE OF NEW ZEALAND FARM ENVIRONMENT AWARD TRUST IN PROMOTING SUSTAINABLE FARMING SYSTEMS

Ross Monaghan
AgResearch, Invermay
THE BMP TOOLBOX
- SELECTING THE RIGHT BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICE FOR MITIGATING FARMING IMPACTS ON WATER QUALITY

David Wheeler
AgResearch, Hamilton
OVERSEER SCENARIOS – “WHAT IF” ANALYSIS

Simon Park and A McCormick
Headway Ltd, Tauranga
PRACTICAL AND REGULATORY FACTORS IN NUTRIENT BENCHMARKING WITH OVERSEER – A ROTORUA LAKES PERSPECTIVE

Mark Shepherd
AgResearch, Hamilton
IDENTIFYING THE DECISION MAKING PROCESSES FOR APPLICATION OF N FERTILISER TO AN INDIVIDUAL PADDOCK

Peter Carey, J Benge and R Haynes
Land Research Services Ltd, Lincoln
COMPARISON OF SOIL QUALITY AND NUTRIENT BUDGETS BETWEEN ORGANIC AND CONVENTIONAL KIWIFRUIT ORCHARDS

Steve Green, M Deurer and B Clothier
Plant & Food Research, Palmerston North
WATER FOOTPRINTING, VIRTUAL WATER AND ECO-EFFICIENCY

Alan Campbell
Environment Waikato, Hamilton
A STRATEGIC APPROACH TO SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Ross Abercrombie
Environment Waikato, Hamilton
INTEGRATED CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AND NUTRIENT EFFICIENCY IN THE UPPER WAIKATO CATCHMENT

Kate McArthur, J Roygard and M Clark
Horizons Regional Council, Palmerston North
UNDERSTANDING THE VARIATION IN LIMITING NUTRIENT STATUS OF RIVERS IN THE HORIZONS REGION

Kate Davies
Auckland Regional Council, Auckland
GROWING RESILIENCE: FIVE YEARS AFTER THE FRANKLIN SUSTAINABILITY PROJECT

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