The utilisation of precision farming technology is critical for farm businesses looking to cut fertiliser costs. The application of solid and organic manures can reduce bagged fertiliser inputs. Accurately spreading these types of materials is a challenge. We visit the McLaren family near Alloa who have invested in a precision manure spreader. Dougie McLaren talks us through the technology and the benefits to their business. Utilising technology such as this in conjunction with a nutrient budget can increase the nutrient efficiency of organic manures.
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