BioAg Blend @ 300Kg / Hectare

Potential for a short Spring [Act Now]

Strong, plentiful and healthy pasture in Spring is key for maximising your profit from this type of enterprise. Both new and established pastures benefit from the more favourable growing conditions (warmth and moisture), while it is up to us to ensure that soils are healthy and nutrient needs are addressed. Nutrient deficiencies occur in Spring largely due to the conditions they have just experienced in Winter. Higher rainfall can increase the leaching and lock-up of any previously applied water soluble nutrient, while colder temperatures can increase the mortality of beneficial microbes normally present in healthy soils. Addressing soil health and nutrient needs now delivers numerous benefits to pastures: It improves the quality and quantity of grazed feed, and conserved feed (silage and hay) It allows us to increase and maintain stocking rates It improves the digestibility and palatability of grazing, silage and hay feed It creates the circumstances that deliver …

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Top 6 tips for growing Spring pasture

Strong, plentiful and healthy is what we should be aiming for in Spring pastures. This is key to conserving feed for Summer, as well as maximising your profits. If you’re amongst the lucky ones who received good Winter rains, then both your new and established pastures will benefit from the more favourable growing conditions of Spring (warmth and moisture). During Spring, pastures enter the reproductive growth phase and on most farms, this growth will be the peak growth for the year. The key goals for the pastoralist during Spring is to ensure that soils are functioning efficiently and that nutrient deficiencies are addressed, while addressing these issues in the most economical fashion. What condition is your pasture in come Spring? Nutrient needs Higher rainfall throughout Winter can increase the leaching and lock-up of any previously applied water-soluble nutrient, which contributes to the nutrient deficiencies often experienced during Spring. To paraphrase …