What kind of foliar nutrients do you usually use?

Written by Charlotte Cunningham from CPM Magazine

Download PDF As growers grapple for alternative strategies in light of sky-high fertiliser prices, optimising the benefits of foliar nutrition could be a welcome aid this season. CPM finds out more. Crop nutrition is much more holistic than just nitrogen. By Charlotte Cunningham Fertiliser prices have dominated the headlines of agricultural press over the past few months, and with ammonium nitrate and urea prices sky high this season, many growers will no doubt be weighing up the options when it comes to optimising their yields and input costs via alternative means. But what are the options and what’s ‘best practice’ for doing just that? This concept was explored in a recent CPM/FMC survey, which aimed to delve deeper into the challenges and opportunities with crop nutrition in a difficult season. Nutrition planning and programmes depends on not only the crop type, but the end-market that crop is destined for. Wheat-wise, most participants said they’re growing feed wheat only, while 35% said they’ll be supplying both milling and feed markets. The outlook was similar for barley growers, with 37% of growers noting that they’re aiming for feed specification only, while 29% said they’ll be growing both feed and quality malting barley.…
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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...