Norco AgriSolutions - Advice

How to manage Buffalo Flies and Ticks

Summer is the peak season for buffalo flies and ticks for all types of livestock in the agricultural industry. These small biting parasites affect livestock in many ways, and here’s how you can manage the population on your property.

Eradicating Ants and Termites

Sick of ants around the house or destroying your lawn? Or worried about termites damaging your property?

Managing Annual Ryegrass in Late-Winter/Spring

Depending on climatic conditions, Annual Ryegrass can be achieving maximum growth rates through late winter, gradually declining through spring and early summer. So how can you maximize ryegrass production from now until the end of the season?

How to use Crop Pro 89

Crop Pro 89 is a versatile and safe fertiliser option for your gardening needs. Be it lawns, vegetable gardens, or fruit trees such as avocados or finger limes, this fertiliser is a great option.

How our Agronomist developed an incredibly rare Seamer Chickpea crop

Do you recognize this crop? Globally, about 15 million hectares are planted each year, but it’s a pretty rare site around the Northern Rivers.

Get the most out of your crop with Norco's Winter Triple Blend

Join our expert Agronomist, Steve, as he chats to one of our Norco dairy farmers in Bexhill about the Norco Winter Triple Blend & learn how applying a Norco blend to your crop can reap rewards in the long term.

Aluminium Toxicity in Soil

When soil pH drops below 5.5, clay minerals dissolve & release aluminium into the soil. This then causes 'aluminium toxicity' which restricts root growth (the root's ability to take up water and nutrients), resulting in sick plants and poor growth.

Control Fireweed effectively this season

Classified as a noxious weed due to its strong ability to invade and take over pastures as well as poison livestock, a single Fireweed plant can produce up to 30,000 seeds in a season - making it extremely hard to control and eradicate.

Coronavirus stimulus package a boost for farmers

As industries around the country have slowed down due to the affects of COVID-19, Rural & Agriculture business has carried on, keeping our communities thriving. 

How to greatly improve the quality of your cattle's diet

Grazing management is closely linked to forage quality and it includes setting stocking rates and defining how much time paddocks are grazed and rested. 

Supplementary feeding when grazing dry pastures

As winter approaches, grasses quickly mature. Protein level also tends to drop dramatically and become bound in the structure. 

How to greatly improve the quality of your Cattles Diet

To ensure reproduction and survival of species, these grasses soon put up seed heads which can appear as quickly as 10 to 15 days from previous grazing or cutting.

‘Grass Tetany’ may be just around the corner!

Grass Tetany is a nutritional disorder, generally associated with inadequate levels of magnesium in the blood.

Managing Ryegrass pastures for optimum production

This winter when Ryegrass takes off after rain and fertilizer application, there is a tendency for more forage to be available that can actually be consumed. 

Consulting Nutritionist Profile:- Vincent Posada B Sc, M Ag

Vincent provides up to date advice in nutrition and farm management to small and medium beef feedlots, medium to large beef grazing properties, dairy TMR, grazing operations and pig, horse, poultry, sheep and goat farms.