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HAVE YOU CHECKED THE SOIL STATUS OF ALL YOUR SILAGE LAND RECENTLY?

11 MAR, 2021

There is still time to test fields scheduled for silage production this year if they have not been tested in the last four years. Every year,…

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Plan your soil testing ahead of spring cropping

With many fields yet to be drilled this spring, there is still time to check soil nutrient status to give crops the best possible start. Spring crops have much shorter uptake periods than winter crops, so for rapid establishment it’s essential to provide adequate phosphate, potash and magnesium. This is particularly important for spring sown…
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Using tissue monitoring to ensure crops access adequate nutrients

Although crop nutrition planning should always start with soil analysis to identify the available nutrients in the soil in each field, checking nutrient uptake during the season is the key to optimising nutrient use efficiency, yields and margins. Understanding the nutrient content of your crops means you can take remedial action before the crop starts…
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How much nitrogen is available in your soils for crops this spring?

One of the most popular tests in the laboratory at this time of year is the analysis of soil mineral nitrogen levels. The agronomists and farmers who work with us are busy planning nitrogen applications for this year’s crops and to do this successfully, soil nitrogen availability must be assessed. To improve nitrogen use efficiency…