Contents tagged with fertiliser

11 January 2019

Nutrient management can often be forgotten on beef and sheep farms, yet there is considerable scope to reduce costs and improve output through the use of home-produced and bought-in nutrients. All crops need a good nutrient supply from the soil to grow and thrive. This updated manual looks at how feeding grass and forage crops properly with manufactured fertilisers or slurries and manures can boost growth.

28 August 2018

The Fertigation Bible gives details about existing and innovative technology to make water use more sustainable in horticulture, as well as guidance on subjects such as storage and nutrient addition

11 December 2018

RB209 provides essential nutrient management guidance. These guidelines provide more detail on N, the most important nutrient on the most extensive UK crop, wheat.

16 October 2018

In this section you will find information on how to determine the nutrient requirements of fruit, vines and hops

25 January 2019

In this section you will find information on how to determine the nutrient requirements of vegetables and bulbs.

16 October 2018

In this section you will find information on how to determine the nutrient requirements of potatoes.

24 January 2019

In this section you will find information on how to determine the nutrient requirements of cereals, oilseeds, peas and beans, sugar beet and biomass crops.

24 January 2019

In this section you will find information on how to determine the nutrient requirements of grass and forage crops.

24 January 2019

In this section you will find information on the nutrient content of organic materials such as manures, compost and digestate.

24 January 2019

The AHDB Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) offers best practice guidance on the application of mineral fertilisers, manures and slurries to crops and grassland. All seven sections can be accessed from this page. Download section 1, below.