How does the spreading method impact on available nutrients?
Ensuring that what you want to be available to the crop during the growing season is applied at a time and in a way that the crop can use it, will mean that you can reduce artificial fertiliser use (and therefore costs).
To see how the use of cattle and poultry manure is used by an organic farmer to enhance soil fertility and reduce carbon emissions, please click here LINK.
For more information on how to integrate organic manure use with inorganic fertiliser use, click here to download a copy of MANNER, an interactive tool designed to accurately predict the fertiliser nitrogen values of organic manure on a field specific basis.
Want to find out more about manure use efficiency, improve your nutrient management planning and explore the different options available to you when looking at manures and slurries? Click here to visit our Think Manures (LINK) section to proactively plan nutrient applications.
Click here to read an interview with a farmer who farms 450 acres outside Truro and has recently invested in a trailing shoe slurry applicator and a GPS guidance system.
To download RB209 to plan crop requirements of nutrients and adjust fertiliser for manure applications please click here.
Interested in looking at the different types of organic manures which can be used to save money on bagged fertilisers well as improving soil organic matter? Click here to read the Nutrient Wise Demo Factsheet.
Want to know more about the benefits of digestate? Click here to read the Nutrient Wise Factsheet.
Could you benefit from green waste compost? It largely comes from municipal green waste and is usually composted on the farm where it is used. To find out more about it click here.