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Commercial Grower Blog

The Qld Garden Expo in Nambour!

Katek has had another great few days at the Queensland Garden Expo in Nambour. We had our Display Stand showcasing our full range of small products and liquids on site and had loads of fun chatting to all our loyal customers about our products and hearing about their...

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Katek at the Mackay Expo

Recently on Andrew's travels he made a quick stop in sunny Mackay, Qld. It also happened to be the  Mackay Expo at that time, the 19th & 20th of May, which he decided would be worth a look. He spoke to a lot of great customers and came across Gavin & Kaihla...

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Successful weekend at the Gympie Garden Expo

Once again, our Katek fertiliser range was on display at the Gympie Garden Expo. This year we teamed up with Jacinta at Natives R Us - Traveston and had our full display stand set up at her site. With a spotlight on our two newest products - SuperCal clay breaker...

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Commercial Growers Newsletter April-June 2018

Organic Fertilisers and modern farming; a paradox? Agriculture, in particular agriculture along the coastal rim, is finding itself under ever increasing scrutiny and regulation, from government, community, and the industry itself. The primary point of this focus lies...

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Commercial Growers Newsletter January-March 2018

Happy New Year from all of us here at Katek! We hope you've had a great festive season and hopefully have a had a relaxing break and are all refreshed & ready for 2018! Did you know that here at Katek we can create... CUSTOMISED BLENDS!  WE SPECIALISE IN CREATING...

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Jo Petersen, Woolooga, South East QLD

“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 plants look fantastic”. “We also grow a few tonnes of Snow Peas. We plant on Katek Super Growth and on flowering, side dress with Katek N Phoska...

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Customised Blend sends Farmers over the Moon!

ON SITE AT MOON ROCKS, ST GEORGE, QLD: Farmer David Moon and Greg Mills, Senior Agronomist at Cotton Growers Services - Emerald. David and Andrew Moon of Moon Rocks operate a mixed cropping business on approximately 500 hectares in and around the Western Queensland...

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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 Oct-Dec 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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