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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 864 page 2021/2022 manual for NZ$185 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$160.00 plus GST per annum. 

The website also includes the latest news and information from the agrichemical industry.

IMPORTANT NOTICE:  Sharing User IDs is a violation of the terms of service and can result in immediate deactivation. See the Novachem Website & Online Subscription terms.

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New Zealand kiwifruit expert crowned a national winner in Syngenta Growth Awards

Kiwifruit expert Linda Peacock from Kiwifruit Vine Health in Tauranga has been named as one of eight overall winners who were recognised in the Syngenta Growth Awards during a livestream event this week. More


Lighter Touch collaboration makes good sense

At first glance, it seems like a contradiction in terms – A large Crop Protection company partnering up with scientists and industry sectors looking for ways to increase biological and soft chemistry inputs in fruit, vegetable and arable crops. More


Streamlined spray bible on the way

The latest edition of the Novachem New Zealand Agrichemical Manual is available in August, and new editor Peter Holden says while 18 months may not seem a long time between publications, much has changed in the industry since the last one was published. More

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