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Soil management and nutrient network farms

    A View From Argentina

    In this podcast we hear from Argentinian farmer Allan Cameron. Allan talks to us about farming in Argentina including cropping and beef production. He covers the importance of soil health…

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    Preparing for sustainable farming

    Helping to futureproof farms. Farmers, crofters and land managers now have access to new guidance on financial support for activity that will improve awareness of their climate performance. The first…

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    Nutrient Grain Analysis – Highlands Soil Discussion Group

    The group submitted at least 1 grain sample of malting spring barley and they were analysed through the lab. The meeting will discuss the results and compare Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Sulphur, Manganese, Potassium Magnesium, Zinc and Copper against AHDB research minimum values that may affect yield. The group will then compare what trace elements they use and how much they apply. After identifying any deficiencies, we will try to identify any possible reason they are low such as soil conditions. Fertiliser applications will also be discussed.

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