Archive for August, 2009

Aquavate™ Wins Award

Monday, August 24th, 2009

aquavateThe Aquavate™ water treatment unit marketed by NTS was the recipient of an award for “world leading innovation” and technology exports at the recent Water Industry Alliance Awards lunch. The Aquavate™ unit is a unique technology which softens water without the repeated use of salts and it is maintenance-free and does not require a power source. However, the water softening capacity is just one of the many benefits of this revolutionary device. (more…)

New Plants in A Fraction of the Time.

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

rooterpotNTS stocks the multi-award winning European innovation, The Rooter Pot™. The name is far from perfect considering Aussie colloquialisms. In fact it sounds like some kind of perverted sex toy. However, The Rooter Pot™ offers remarkable fast tracking of plant propagation to the extent that you can produce the equivalent of a 2 year old shrub or tree in just 2 to three months. (more…)

Dominate™ (Fungi) – Taking the Hit And Miss out of Brewing Fungi

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

dominate-fungiOne of the hardest things to achieve in the brave new world of microbe brewing is good fungi counts when brewing fungi. Bacteria multiply more rapidly than fungi and invariably take over and suppress the fungi numbers. i.e. fungi thrive in acidic conditions but bacteria are constantly releasing an alkaline exudate which slows down the fungi. (more…)

Research Reveals Benefits From Higher Humate Rates

Thursday, August 20th, 2009

humatesNTS Soluble Humate Granules™ have proven to be the flagship NTS product in a massive range of options. In over 40 countries they are our most successful biological input. All that we need to do is encourage a grower to trial the combination of soluble humates with their fertiliser and they will immediately see the benefits (and they have often now begun their journey into biological agriculture). (more…)

A StockSaver™ Secret.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

dinosaurStockSaver Vet™ has long been considered the sleeping giant in the huge NTS range. There has always been an impressive flow of customer feedback about the performance of this product and that has further increased with the addition of a pet version called PetSaver™.  Humates are our largest and most successful product for plant and soil health but the potential of these natural acids for animal health is not well understood. (more…)

What we Gain when we allow Plants to Protect Themselves.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

plantWhen most of us consider the problems linked to chemical intervention in agriculture we commonly think of the potential for chemical residues on food and the associated assault on our immune systems. The more biologically astute might also think of the damage these chemicals have inflicted on soil-life and the fact that one chemical begets another and consequently the disease control capacity of the soil foodweb is increasingly compromised. However, there is another way in which our food supply is affected by chemical agriculture and it relates to both the plant’s immune system and an unanticipated viscious cycle that is linked to both nitrogen fertilisers and rescue chemicals. (more…)