Every farm relies on the health of their soil, and every business needs different expertise.

It doesn't matter what your farm produces, it all starts with the soil. However, because the land is being used in different ways, we have soil experts who are also experts in your farming modality.

No matter what you grow we - expertise for all farm types.

Pastoral Farming

Profiting from photosynthesis

The importance of pastoral farming for this planet is immense. Every leaf on the planet is a solar panel and all the worlds pastures together is an immense battery, responsible for storing and sequestering huge amounts of carbon/energy and the production of in protein and nutrient rich feed which can easily be converted into nutritious protein rich foods. The potential of pastures when nurtured well, or the threats when the control on the development of the pasture is lost, is often underestimated.

When you get to know your soil better, you’ll be surprised how much more leverage you’ll get on pasture production and animal health. Soil Matters is specialised in assessing the health of the soil and then tailoring a comprehensive plan to align with where you want to take your business.

Arable Farming

Growing with resilience for peace of mind.

The aim of an arable farming business is to produce healthy, high yielding crops for a variety of markets productively and profitably.

Ever-growing production costs of arable crops exposes a business to more risk that can have a significant impact on its sustainability, so ,to justify the required level of expenditure needed, you have to be sure you can keep counting on your biggest resource, the soil.

Most agree that the saying “A healthy soil produces healthy crops” is a no brainer. Soil Matters has experience with multi scale diverse cropping operations, both organic and conventional. In other words, we know what it takes to grow a good crop. You can count on the Soil Matters team when it comes to helping you get the best out of you soil so to reach your cropping goals.

Viticulture & Horticulture

A healthy vine makes great wine. Let’s get the basics right and begin with the soil.

Making use of that what the soil can do for you can be the difference between good or great in your viticulture and horticultural operation.

'Sustainability' offers a great opportunity for New Zealand viticulture and horticulture to use this as a unique selling point and to grow your business by being proactive about leading the industry and world.

Our long standing reputation for making strong improvements has made a substantial difference in our customers returns on their investment by increasing profit and decreasing expenditures.

We can guide you on how to use predominantly naturally derived inputs and applying new practices and approaches.

Would you like to know more?

If you're not sure where to start, or would just like to talk to us to see if we could be a good fit, get in touch with us through our contact page, or phone us on the number below.