With the current explosion in fert prices how much N is everyone putting on their Spring barley and wheat and how much do they plan to reduce it to this year?
Spring barley 2020 139kg N/ha
2021 112kg N/ha
wheat 2020 215kg N/ha
2021 175kg N/ha
Farmer Focus – Andrew Jackson
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Howdy team, I have a niggly little problem that I can't seem to figure out.
I bought a used amazone fertiliser spreader with the amados spread rate control which requires a tractor speed input to work.
I get the correct cable and plug it in and I get no 'pulses' registered.
I get the amazone...