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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 888 page 2016/2017 manual for NZ$155.00 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 2016/2017 manual has over 200 product listing changes since the last edition.

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

News Feed


Apache takes brushweed control to new heights

The latest herbicide from Dow AgroSciences has been described as an exciting breakthrough in brushweed control on pastoral hill country by one of the contractors who has helped trial the product. More


Farmer enthusiasm with use of beneficial insects in forage brassicas

Demonstration trials showing the use of beneficial insects in forage brassica crops to combat major pests have been met with enthusiasm by farmers looking to reduce applications of chemicals and maintain the yield and quality of their forage. More


Farmers expected to welcome Dynamo label extension

Its been a while coming but farmers wanting to harness the nutritional benefits of plantain in their pasture mixes now have a herbicide registered for broadleaf weed control in such swards. More

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