Contents tagged with nutrient management

14 October 2021

Understand the importance of pH levels, and other factors, including parent materials and trace minerals, in promoting soil health

24 September 2021

Liming in September is standard practice to ensure good germination of an autumn reseed. But grazing managers need to remember that calcium* is needed on the platform throughout the growing season.

21 July 2021

How new results will shape RB209’s nitrogen recommendations for this crop.

7 June 2021

Identification of barriers to and facilitators for reducing phosphorus losses from UK dairy farms

16 April 2021

Spring sulphur applications can lift dry matter yields by 10–15% on the milking platform and help the grass plant better withstand summer drought. Those growing standing hay for dry cows could also see a yield boost of up to 20–30% in dry matter as the grass is allowed to express its full growth potential.

19 February 2021

Understanding the impact of fertilisers and organic materials have on the carbon footprint of your farm is important both in environmental and financial terms.

11 February 2021

Find out what the AHDB is doing to support British farmers and how the horticulture levy is being spent.

5 February 2021

How to carry out, analyse and use the results of grain analysis.

26 February 2020

Nutrient management plans need to account for the loss of nitrate from sodden soils and crop condition

19 November 2019

Software may now enable British farmers and growers to unlock the full potential of their land by applying the exact nutrients it needs.

29 June 2019

A guide to selecting growing media that have physical and nutritional characteristics to match crop needs is vitally important to keep production to schedule and avoid downgrading and wastage.