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OVERSEER® Nutrient Budgets: supporting New Zealand's primary industries

OVERSEER is a software application supporting farmers and growers to make informed decisions about their nutrient use on-farm.

Some of these photos were supplied by the Fertiliser Association of New Zealand and AgResearch Limited.

What's New

OVERSEER Limited completes company set-up

OVERSEER Limited has appointed two independent directors to its board, who join three existing board members. The board is focused on creating a sustainable business for OVERSEER, so the benefits of nutrient budgeting are maximised for farmers.
Read more here.

OVERSEER update to version 6.2.3

OVERSEER version 6.2.3 was released on 7 November 2016.

Version 6.2.3 includes performance, modelling and data entry improvements.

Release notes and updated data standards are available in MyOVERSEER.

Technical Description of OVERSEER

Check out the new Technical Description of OVERSEER pages on our website.
Based on a report produced for regional councils, the pages describe what OVERSEER is, how it describes a farm, what it produces and details about the science model engine.


OVERSEER can be used as either an Online or a Standalone (desktop installed) application. To use either, first register with MyOVERSEER.

If you want to use the OVERSEER Online application, register with MyOVERSEER and tick Yes to indicate you want us to set up an OVERSEER Online account for you.

If you want to use the OVERSEER Standalone application, you only require a MyOVERSEER account and you can install the application from the MyOVERSEER dashboard.

MyOVERSEER and OVERSEER Online accounts are free to set up and use.


MyOVERSEER is specifically for users of OVERSEER. It is where you access the OVERSEER applications and engage with us about using it and includes:

  • A dashboard for important notices and updates
  • A support page with a search engine for users to look up problems they might be having
  • A helpdesk to contact technical support
  • The release notes, data standards and user guides
  • Technical information including details about the model engine