Polysulphate gives boost to autumn establishment

Effective autumn establishment is the foundation on which yield and quality of autumn-sown crops are built. Scott Garnett, ICL’s agronomist considers best practice to minimise risk and maximise returns.

Focus on nutrition for improved forage maize crop yields

Achieving the highest yields possible from your forage maize programme can be dependent on many things. One area in which we do have control is through establishing a robust nutrient management programme.

Getting the most from your sugar beet crop

A particularly cold April has put more pressure on sugar beet farmers than usual, making it vital that every possible action is taken to ensure yields are optimised and able to fulfil their potential. The key to achieving this? A robust nutrient management programme.

Soil health improved by fermented compost

Bokashi, a fermented alternative to compost, could help farmers improve soil organic matter and carbon retention.  

Offering growers high performance and environmentally sustainable products all under one umbrella

In recent years, ICL UK (formerly Cleveland Potash) has successfully expanded its product offering from traditional potash and phosphate fertilisers to produce and launch a range of ICL FertilizerpluS products that include; Granular Polysulphate, ICL-PotashpluS and ICL-PKpluS into the UK market. This range of products is all based around the inclusion of Polysulphate (polyhalite) which is a multi-nutrient sulphate fertiliser produced exclusively in the UK at Boulby Mine in the North Yorkshire Moors.

Foliar fertiliser anticipates more eco-friendly farming rules post-Brexit

Crop nutrition specialist, BFS Fertiliser Services, has released a third season of trial data which show that its foliar fertiliser, PolyNPlus, reduces the overall nitrogen requirement by at least 25 per cent while maintaining or increasing crop yields.

Make the most of early fertiliser applications

Early spring fertiliser is essential for supporting crop growth as day length and temperatures rise, but after a second consecutive wet winter and varying crop requirements, applications will need careful planning, leading agronomy firm Hutchinsons says.

Company celebrates 45 years of UK and global business success

The Omex Group is celebrating 45 years of serving a growing world population with sustainable food, energy and water. It has become a dynamic group of companies specialising in complex liquid formulations for use in industries ranging from agriculture to energy.

Defra consults on banning solid urea fertilisers

The government has launched a consultation on reducing ammonia emissions from solid urea fertilisers, to protect human health and the environment.

Light leaf spot risk lowest for several years, according to forecast

AHDB’s light leaf spot preliminary forecast shows that the disease risk to winter oilseed rape (OSR) ranks among the lowest recorded in recent years.

Striking the Right Balance with Winter Cereal Crops

Across the country 2020 yields suffered due to various weather issues, so many farmers will be keen to get their winter crops off to an early start in an effort to secure better yields next year. Consequently, many fields have already been sown with winter cereal crops.

Independent trials recognise best performing and most consistent bio-stimulants

Independent trials conducted in drought prone soils, comparing the performance of commonly used bio-stimulants on Skyfall winter wheat with a 50% fungicide programme, have found AminoA FLO to be one of the best performing and most consistent bio-stimulants in the study.

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