Fert prices vs fallow ?

Secret Agronomist

Arable Farmer
It depends on what you think the selling price is going to be for the produce, could make you a low cost/higher profit guy next year! It's the following year that is going to be a problem if it continues, and it all depends on how N intensive your crops are! And finally what will you do with the assets that are freed up from doing the farm work? Could have fallow with N fixing, peas and beans then all first wheat the following year?
I grow rye on 150kg N and wheat on 190kg N. Only applied P is on carrots and potatoes. Vari rate K and don't use masses of that due to keeping all straw on the farm. have been using as much chicken litter as I can get my hands on as well.


RB209 Grain price vs N price table


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Five nature-recovery projects spanning 100,000ha launched

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Written by Michelle Martin from Agriland

Five nature-recovery projects spanning nearly 100,000ha across the West Midlands, Cambridgeshire, the Peak District, Norfolk and Somerset have been announced by the government and Natural England today (Thursday, May 26).

This is the equivalent in size to all 219 current National Reserves.

The aim of the projects is to deliver nature recovery at a landscape scale, helping to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and improve public health and well-being.

All five projects will make a significant contribution towards the national delivery of the international commitment to protect at least 30% of land and...