Sweet potatoes have been earmarked for a new ENTEC® fertiliser trial in Bundaberg this season. Rob Dwyer, Incitec Pivot Fertilisers’ Agronomist – Tropical Systems, is excited about the potential for ENTEC to reduce nitrogen losses, lift sweet potato yields and improve quality.
Yield increases following subsoil manuring are more likely to be driven by the nutrients supplied than the deep ripping process or the manure, according to a major subsoil manuring experiment in south-eastern Australia.
Agronomists were asked to consider the impact of sulphur leaching in an informative session led by Dr Chris Guppy during Incitec Pivot Fertilisers’ recent Agronomy Community forums.
Australia’s leading authority on micronutrients has helped agronomists with ways to achieve better results from their fertiliser recommendations at Incitec Pivot Fertilisers’ recent Agronomy Community forums.
Queensland’s $5 billion beef cattle industry is losing productivity because of the decline in phosphorus availability in brigalow soils and the lack of legume-based pastures.
The future of grain growing in Australia is at a crossroads, with cropping soils suffering from falling nitrogen and soil organic matter levels that may limit yields and returns to growers.
Agronomists and advisers will be treated to the latest insights in plant nutrition when Incitec Pivot Fertilisers hosts two Agronomy Community forums in Brisbane and Melbourne in July.
Improvements to Agronomy in Practice this year mean that people who successfully complete the training program will be automatically recognised as Fertcare® Accredited Advisors (FAA), a symbol of quality soil and plant nutrition advice.