Company Profile (updated March 6, 2023)
|Western Fertiliser Technology Pty Ltd specializes in the research and production of highly innovative liquid and solid-type fertilisers which improves quality and maximizes productivity of crops with optimal nutrition. Its leading-edge products and manufacturing systems has assisted Australian farmers to be globally competitive in broadacre and horticultural markets since 1991 as Western Nutrients, and from September 1997 as Western Fertiliser Technology Pty Ltd.
Following 32 years of research, development and manufacturing fertilisers,
with field days in Western Australia leading to agronomic experience,
Western Fertiliser Technology Pty Ltd is now a fertiliser technology advisory
company devoted to liquid and semi-granular fertiliser formulations for
forests, plantations and agricultural crops for its readers and clients (see
Current Topics, August 12, 2022; August 22, 2022; October 26, 2022; June
Expertise gained during the past 32 years in fertiliser technology and
efficient fertiliser formulations of liquid fertilisers (Current Topics, January 18, 2023) are crucial now for enabling maximum photosynthesis in plants for
quick carbon dioxide removal from the atmosphere, causing global climate
change, with global climate action and for increased food security.
The managing director is Mr Ronald Elton-Bott who
holds a degree in Applied Chemistry from the Western Australian
Institute of Technology, now Curtin
University of Technology. He majored in organic, inorganic and
physical chemistry, and completed a postgraduate diploma in Chemistry
and project on vitamins. He also holds a diploma in Agricultural
Technology from the Western Australian Institute of Agricultural
Technology. Mr Elton-Bott worked as a chemist and research officer
for many years at the Government Chemical Laboratories , now the Chemistry Centre
of Western Australia. His extensive experience in nutrition and chemical analysis of fertilisers, grains, plants, soils and animal feeds during this time for the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia included an appointment as a consultant chemist and agronomist in Seoul, Korea.
Experience gained in large-scale manufacture of liquid fertilisers,
and close liaison with Korean scientists from the Agriculture
Department, in rice and vegetable nutrition, are key complements for
the company. Mr Elton-Bott is a member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and a chartered chemist with 30 years experience.
The company's mission statement "We are
dedicated to provide the best modern agricultural technology
available to our customers" has enabled the company in moving
forward, introducing new technologies for agriculture in Western
Australia. Western Fertiliser Technology Pty Ltd was the first to
introduce the Grain Analysis System, the BLEND-Tech
manufacturing system for liquid fertilisers; liquid lime; and
on-furrow application of liquid nitrogen-sulphur and trace elements.
For more information on our products, manufacturing technologies and consulting services, Contact Us.
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