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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HSENI names new farm safety champions

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Written by William Kellett from Agriland

The Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI) alongside the Farm Safety Partnership (FSP), has named new farm safety champions and commended the outstanding work on farm safety that has been carried out in the farming community in the last 20 years.

Two of these champions are Malcom Downey, retired principal inspector for the Agri/Food team in HSENI and Harry Sinclair, current chair of the Farm Safety Partnership and former president of the Ulster Farmers’ Union (UFU).

Improving farm safety is the key aim of HSENI’s and the FSP’s work and...