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Natural fertilisers – the key to reducing on farm carbon footprint?

As a farmer, you’d have to have been living under a rock for the past few years not to notice the intense pressure the agricultural industry is coming under to reduce its carbon footprint.

Defra announces steps to help farmers with spiralling costs

Farming leaders have broadly welcomed a series of Defra announcements today (30th March) on key issues affecting British farmers and growers, particularly the rising cost and tightening availability of fertiliser for the coming growing season.

Get the most from your OSR this spring

With most OSR crops now well on their way, growers are doing all they can to ensure robust growth and higher yields. Yara agronomy operations manager, Natalie Wood, and Yara area manager, Oscar Thacker, discuss the current status of OSR crops and what steps growers can take to drive growth forwards.

Planning tools offered to help tackle fertiliser “cost crisis”

The surge in fertiliser prices has created a ‘financial nightmare’ for farmers and growers.

Re-thinking your grassland aeration

With current fertiliser challenges and pressure to increase carbon capture and efficiency on farm, AerWorx offers some fresh advice on aeration of compacted soil.

Managing grassland effectively during high fertiliser pricing

With fertiliser costs spiking, effective management of your grassland is vital for ensuring growth potential and a strong ROI. On a recent Yara ‘Grow the Future’ podcast, Philip Cosgrave, country grassland agronomist at Yara, offered his thoughts and advice considering the current circumstances.

Maximising nutrient use amid fertiliser shortages

With nitrogen fertiliser supplies likely to be strained this autumn, maximising plant health with key nutrients will support strong crop development and help make the most of limited inputs.

Fertiliser recommendations revised on back of price spike

AHDB has issued new guidance to help growers plan their nitrogen (N) applications, following a sharp increase in the cost of fertilisers.

AIC calls on Government to work with industry to solve fertiliser crisis

The UK and several European fertiliser manufacturers have suspended fertiliser production due to unprecedented gas prices.

Agronomists sought for biostimulant feedback

Agronomists interested in finding out more about biostimulants and the effect they can have on UK crops are being encouraged to contact one of Europe’s leading brands of natural fertilisers.

Fertiliser applicator ticks all the boxes for organic farm

Farmers Guide heard from Bedlam Farms company director Tobias Martin. Specifically about his fifth-generation organic farming business and their use of a new fertiliser applicator.

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.

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