Media Enquiries

For all media enquiries, please contact Dr Doug Edmeades directly here or by phoning 027 278 0322

High-res photographs for use in promotional material can be downloaded below:

Radio Shows

The Farming Show with Jamie McKay

DCDs do not increase pasture production

Federated Farmers AGM

Water Quality


Assessing the agronomic effectiveness of fertiliser products

Southland Times Article

Water Quality - Big Ask?

Climate Change Sceptic

Radio NZ, Country Life

Tough Times on Farms

Going Public in Difficult Issues

Television Appearances

Rural Delivery: Dr Edmeades MD of agKnowledge interviewed by Rural Delivery

Rural TV: Federated Farmers, interview with Genevieve Westcott and Jacqueline Rowarth

TVNZ Breakfast with Paul Henry Climate Change

TVNZ7 "Teach the World to Farm" - Doug Edmeades appears on a debate panel to discuss the subject: With looming world food shortages, do New Zealand’s technologies and expertise put it in a unique position to teach the world to feed itself?

TVNZ Fair Go, Maxicrop: Ants Roberts. 'Fertiliser industry - Research and quality assurance', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand

Print Media

20/11/2012: Primary Magazine / Idealog, Has Scientific free speech become 'fee speak'?

29/06/2012: Federated Farmers Press Release, Scoop Independant News Craig Hickson and Doug Edmeades scoop top awards

05/05/2011: NZ Herald / Search for bucolic beauty

11/07/2011: NZ Herald, Success: Simple science trumps sales speak

23/12/2011: The Listener, Letters to the Editor In a Climate of Listening

31/10/2011: Waikato Times,, Blind belief makes dangerous ground

11/08/2009: Rural Trader Forum,, Soil Organic Matter

23/04/2009: Australasian Science, Soil scientist - commercialisation push is disastrous

29/05/2008: NZ Farmer,, Pastoral crusader's mission

12/10/2007: Waikato Times,, Soil scientist unhappy with company's award

07/12/2007: Commerce Commission NZ Media Release, Second convictions for false and misleading claims about Probitas fertiliser