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Liquid fert

Discussion in 'Dairy Farming' started by Crusty, Jun 14, 2018.

  1. Crusty

    Crusty Member

    Anyone use it and find any better uptake/growth in a dry time than with prilled compound npk etc? Heard a couple of anecdotal examples of it working better off a couple of farmers the other day and will try anything once. TIA
     
  2. Chae1

    Chae1 Member

    Location:
    Aberdeenshire
    I put some on after first cut on Monday because it's so dry. Can't say it's greened up much quicker. Will keep you posted.
     
  3. pappuller

    pappuller Member

    Location:
    cheshire
    You got anyone locally who supplies it ? We have used smiths near leek before now, cracking family
     
  4. vantage

    vantage Member

    Location:
    Pembs
    Yes used it last couple of years.Contractor with Chafer trailed sprayer and 24m autosteer. On a cost per unit its more expensive,but gets to work almost straight away,unlike prills in a dry spell.
     
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  5. Chae1

    Chae1 Member

    Location:
    Aberdeenshire
    Agrii.
     
  6. Crusty

    Crusty Member

    Not sure of they're local but in the area and could come this weekend
     
  7. cattow

    cattow Member

    Always got on well with liquid fert. but the contractor stopped doing it, especially starter fertilizer on maize
     

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