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  • Fertiliser Prices

    A new series of monthly UK fertiliser prices has been launched with the aim of increasing transparency in the market and helping levy payers understand price trends for a key input. The prices cover...

  • Crop Nutrition

    Optimising crop yield and quality whilst managing finances and considering the environment is the scenario facing producers, and it emphasises the need for careful nutrient management and planning....

  • Fertiliser Calculator

      The online calculator covers England, Wales and Scotland. It uses the values and methodology of RB209 (8th Edition, 2010) and SRUC technical notes, to give recommendations on N, P, K and Mg, for...

  • Across-the-board introduction of no-spread zones introduced under the new Good Agricultural and Environmental Condition (GAEC)

      You should be aware of the new Cross Compliance requirement about needing a risk map, but what does this mean for you? The Farming Advice Service has put together some key questions to help you...

  • R451 Phosphorus Use (LINK)

    Aim: To develop profitable and sustainable farming systems that maximise the efficiency of utilisation of soil and applied phosphorus by arable crops and minimise negative impacts on the wider...

  • 807/226 Compost in Agriculture

    Aim: To investigate the effects of compost, both instead of and in combination with fertiliser, on crops and soil structure.  This work began as a three year project, funded by landfill tax credits...

  • 807/228 Evaluation of the Soil Nitrogen Supply (SNS) system

    Aim: To evaluate the soil nitrogen supply (SNS) system and to refine the recommendations on nitrogen usage. This three year project at CUF focussed on the initial relationships between soil N,...