Seaweed with bio n fertiliser


i enquired about it the other day. this is the email they sent me.

i know a guy down the road whos been using the calcified seaweed for years. but not with bioN, he loves it,


Arable Farmer
Scottish Borders
Lets crunch the numbers:

£7k for an IBC: @5L Ha (2L/acre) it costs £34.60/ha
The magic dust @£120/kg: @250g/ha (100g/acre) it costs £29.65/ha
Combined (as recommended): £64.65/ha

or £78/ha if you use the 10L cans.

I don't think so.
How about someone posts the details of the manufacturing company, so we can take a look at who the directors are, and follow the money.
And while were at it, are there any 'independent and verified trials results'?


First question - how much N is in it?

Don't you think that if they could CF or YARA would rather cart this around the country then 28t on AN or Urea they would?
I would say none but if it has free fixing soil bugs etc etc in it then it might. ...might being the key word fix N there is trial data out there on some other products with N fixing bugs and in the rising costs of fert do start to stack up

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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...