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Welcome to the NZ Novachem Agrichemical website.

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This website is a subscriber only site which provides instant access to a comprehensive, up-to-date database of agrichemicals that are available for use in New Zealand. It does not include home or garden formulations, veterinary chemicals, fertilisers or timber treatment products.

Products are cross referenced by trade names, active ingredients, chemical groups and genre. Our search facility lets you select individual crops, weeds or pests to find the relevant product. Where available each product has the relevant Safety Data Sheet (SDS), Haznote and Label in PDF format which can be downloaded, printed or emailed.

All this information is also available in printed form in the 767 page 2013 manual for NZ$145.00 plus GST. Subscribers to this manual automatically receive a twelve month subscription to this website. For those who would prefer to subscribe to the website only they can do so for NZ$125.00 plus GST per annum.  The 2013 manual has 166 new products added since the last edition, with 98 products discontinued.

The website also includes the latest news and information from the agrichemical industry as well as a comprehensive advisory section

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Zagro subsidiary to acquire Orion

Zagro Asia Limited (Zagro), a publicly listed group in Singapore, has announced that its subsidiary, Zagro Singapore Pte Ltd, has entered an agreement to acquire New Zealands largest independent agrichemical company Orion Crop Protection. More


Grochem lifts the bar on quality control

A growing force in New Zealands agrinutrients and agrichemicals sector, Grochem is focusing on expanding its range of products for local horticultural businesses and developing its international markets. More


Crops need a little extra care at this time

Autumn is a time of rapidly shortening days, dropping temperatures and increased rain; all of which combine to slow down crop emergence and growth. By Neil Waddingham, Bayer CropScience More

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