Bio stimulants instead of seed dressing

Anyone out there tried bio stimulants on undressed seed? Which ones? How have you applied them?
The 1st step would be to get the seed tested for any diseases. In the absence of any seed borne disease then a seed dressing is not required. If a test proved the presence of any seed borne disease would you be prepared to rely on a bio stimulant product?


Arable Farmer
We tried Tigga on some spring barley seed. Unfortunately we didn’t drill any without as a control. However I was very pleased with the vigour of the crop as it emerged.

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Man fined £300 for bonfire-related waste offences

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

A man has pleaded guilty at Newtownards Magistrates’ Court to waste offences relating to a bonfire next to the electrical sub-station on the Circular Road in Newtownards, Co. Down.

Gareth Gill (51) of Abbot’s Walk, Newtownards pleaded guilty to two charges under the Waste and Contaminated Land (Northern Ireland) Order 1997, for which he was fined £150 each and ordered to pay a £15 offender’s levy

On June 25, 2018, PSNI officers went to Gill’s yard, where they found a large amount of waste consisting of scrap wood, pallets, carpet and underlay.

Discussion with Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) officers confirmed the site...