18 articles

2022/23 EMNZ Onion Trial

  • 13 March 2023

This field trial was designed to determine the effectiveness of EM treatment variations against Onions on a Canterbury farm

Independent Pasture Trial shows EMNZ Products Enhance Production, Clover and help to reduce Nitrogen

  • 2 September 2022

Independent Pasture Trial shows EMNZ product enhance production, clover and help to reduce Nitrogen

Naturefarm: 20 Years

  • 7 December 2021

EMNZ Fodder beet Trial 20-21

  • 23 August 2021

This field trial was designed to determine the effectiveness of EM treatment variations against UAN and an untreated control on Fodder Beet in Canterbury.

The Effect of EM on Photosynthesis

  • 25 September 2020

Photosynthesis plays a decisive role in crop production. Photosynthesis occurs in all living plants, it is the process plants use to capture energy from sunlight and then to convert it into biochemical energy, which is subsequently used to support nearly all life on Earth. Plant growth depends on photosynthesis and improving photosynthesis can contribute toward greater food security.

How EM impacts K in the Soil

  • 1 May 2018

Potassium (K) is an essential element for plants and is involved in nearly every aspect of plant growth. Plants require a fairly large quantity of K and it is second to only Nitrogen in quantity uptake by the plant.

Enhancing Fodder Crops

  • 17 November 2015

It is the time of year that many would have planted or be planting Fodder Crops ready for Autumn and Winter grazing/feeding.

Germination Trials

  • 28 August 2015

We are currently running some germination trials to show the impact the EM has when applied at sowing.

Excellent Yield Increases in 2015 Maize Trial

  • 15 July 2015

The aim of this trial was to test EM on Maize yield, and in particular compare a number of variations of EM. EM gave a significant and economic yield response when applied to a Maize Crop. EM-RTU, our standard recommended product for this application, was the best performing treatment.

Increase Animal Production with EM Animal and EM Silage

  • 18 December 2014

EM Animal and EM Silage have been shown to promote growth, improve efficiency of feed utilization, protect the host from intestinal infection and stimulate immune responses in farm animals. This translates to an increase in production and animal performance.

Improving Yields and Decrease Costs with EM

  • 12 December 2014

EM improves yield firstly through effective organic matter recycling which builds humus, the food for your soil and plants. It will also enhance fertiliser and nutrient breakdown in the soil and uptake by plants, will give improvements in nitrogen fixation and stimulate micorrhyzal activity. 

Fodder Beet Trial - 2014

  • 10 October 2014

This was an on farm trial run by Mike Daly - EMNZ to monitor the effect of EM on Fodder beet Yield. Fodder Beet is potentially the highest yielding winter forage options available to farmers currently; it is for this reason that we decided to trial using EM technology on a Fodder Beet Crop in Mid Canterbury.

Reducing Soil Compaction with EM

  • 1 October 2014

A recent on farm trial on the west coast showed EM's ability to reduce soil compaction. EM does this through....

Plant Growth Regulators

  • 18 September 2014

PGR’s are hormones, and have an important role in plant growth. Plant hormones are produced naturally by plants and are essential for regulating their own growth. They act by controlling or modifying plant growth processes, such as formation of leaves and flowers, elongation of stems, development and ripening of fruit. This table shows which microorganisms in EM produce PGRs.

Improving Root Structures

  • 9 September 2014

EM has many substances that improve root structures and enhance plant performance. This post looks at some examples where EM has been used to enhance the root structures of soyabean and clover crops.

Pasture Renovation - Combining EM and Roundup

  • 3 September 2014

Did you know that you can combine EM with roundup when sowing a new pasture. This is the end result of a trial we ran with a farmer showing the effectiveness of EM in pasture renovation.

European Adventure

  • 27 August 2014

The EMNZ team recently went on a tour of some European countries who have companies doing great things with EM. We are pleased to report that it was very successful and we have returned with many great ideas for delivering a better all round product range and service.