Take Home Message There are numerous factors both manageable and uncontrolled that significantly influence the grain yield and protein outcome of crops. To be able to increase the probability of reaching a grain yield and protein target it is important to have and understanding of processes important to the final outcome. This may provide the ability to respond appropriately to those factors that are manageable and minimise the risk of the uncontrolled having significant influence.
Potatoes store better and are less subject to bacterial soft rot when the peel of the potato contains sufficient calcium. In trials it has been found that there is a correlation between a reduction in bacterial soft rot and an increase of calcium in the peel of a potato tuber.
The latest round of Fertcare training has now been scheduled. For those requiring Fertcare training it is suggested that you book into a course as soon as possible to ensure that you secure your place.
The relative merits of different phosphorus fertilizers for crops can be easily misunderstood. Most confusion surrounds monoammonium phosphate (MAP) and diammonium phosphate (DAP), especially when technical information is used to promote one of these fertilizers over the other.
At Back Paddock Company we endeavor to keep our customers up to date with the latest tools and information to be able to better service the end-users of our technology. Periodically this means adding in new analyses and calculations that help improve productivity, profitability, sustainability, and minimize risk and the offsite impacts of added nutrients.