Commercial Grower Blog

Jo Petersen, Woolooga Qld

The Petersen Farm at Woolooga Qld, home of the Big Rosella Festival! With a wealth of knowledge on all things Rosella, Jo Petersen stated, “We grow 4 to 5 thousand Rosella plants each year. We find Katek Super Growth is ideal and has boosted yield by 20% and the...

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Customised Blend sends Farmers over the Moon!

David and Andrew Moon of Moon Rocks operate a mixed cropping business on approximately 500 hectares in and around the Western Queensland town of St George. The farm production is split between high value crops of garlic, onions, broccoli and cotton. Moon Rocks have...

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Childers Farm success with Katek Customised Blend!

Jules Keller from Lindsay Rural Childers and Andrew Haaksma. Andrew Haaksma farms on a patch of contoured red soil just on the northern outskirts of Childers. He grows a variety of crops from zucchinis to passionfruit to snow peas. Previous generations of Andrew`s...

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Commercial Growers Newsletter October to December 2017

 A Big Hello from all of us here at Katek! We hope you're enjoying the warmer weather now that spring has sprung! However much like the rest of the country we are all praying for some decent rain! 'The sound of rain needs no translation" -  Alan Watts Have you tried...

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Poultry Manure Pellets Boost Ginger Production

  A recent article by the ABC showcases the increase in ginger production from a trial of composted poultry manure pellets.  The trial saw production almost double in a test plot comparing compost, poultry manure pellets and raw poultry litter.  The research...

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Commercial Grower Newsletter July-September 2017

Welcome to our new look Commercial Growers Newsletter! We have now launched our new website and we have a stack of new products including our classic range as well as NEW Liquid Fertilizers! Try our NEW formulated N-Phoska Citrus & Fruit Fertilizer: Feature Farm:...

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Tim Sullivan, Biloela Central Qld

For the past four years Tim has been using Katek Super Growth worked into the soil prior to planting to ensure the plants have the nutrients needed for their quick growing cycle.
Tim has found this seasons coriander to have vigour about it and the colour is right, due to Katek Super Growth of course! “We don’t use anything else.”

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Macadamias @ Falkirk Farm

Macadamias represent the very essence of Australia and this little native Australian nut has become a global success story. This month we visited Falkirk Farm, a beautiful macadamia orchard in Lower Wonga, Queensland. James & Aimee Thomas and their four young boys came from a background in cotton and moved to the region in search…

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