"Doing the Spade Work"

Advisory Service Linking Soil Conditioning, Plant Nutrition, Animal Health and Productivity with sound nutrient management.  Independent Fertiliser Advice.

Russell Plank

Being brought up on a sheep and beef farm in the Hawkes Bay I have always had an affiliation with the agricultural industry. I gained a B Com Ag from Lincoln University and have worked in the fertiliser industry for 15 years throughout most of the North Island. This is from a field consultant to a Key Account Manager and the last 6 years managing a sales team in Northland. 

I have a very good understanding of the Northland soils and what is required for farming systems to produce healthy and profitable enterprises. I have had some time working in the Nutrition field and there has also a couple of stints working and running large scale dairying operations. Along with my degree this has given me great practical farming experience.

I am qualified to use both the Overseer Nutrient Budgeting model and am working toward being accredited Nutrient Management Advisor. As a Field Specialist for Nutrilink I offer my customers a service that is very focused on customer service and taking into account customers goals along with what is happening in the soil, plants and animals to get the most out of their properties.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time and love being a Dad to my 3 children. They all play a number of sports, enjoy going to the beach or anything else that seems fun and interesting to do. You can also catch me on the hockey field, along with the odd bit of fishing and camping with the kids. 


ASNM Cert Sustainable Nutrient Mgmt
Cell: 021 752 653