RB209 Section 4 Arable crops

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. Updated January 2018.

The Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) helps you make the most of organic materials and balance the benefits of fertiliser use against the costs - both economic and environmental. It explains the value of nutrients, soil and why good nutrient management is about more than just the fertilisers you buy; it can save you money as well as help protect the environment.

RB209 list of updates from January 2018 (for hard copy only), digital versions are up-to-date.

RB209: Nutrient Management App

All seven sections of the Nutrient Management Guide (RB209) can now be downloaded as an app.

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Excess winter rainfall maps

If you're following the Field Assessment Method in RB209 to assess soil nitrogen supply (SNS) and need to determine the Excess Winter Rainfall (EWR) for your area, visit our EWR maps page.

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