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The Best of Both Worlds

Economic sustainability of any business is obviously key to long term survival.  Getting the best from any input into a business goes a long way to ensure this survival.  In farming, chemical and fertiliser are two big inputs that need to be getting the best results possible for farmers, but sometimes these inputs can be […]

Leaving the land better than how you found it

Many in the farming industry often ask, what is a farms biggest asset?  Obviously opinions vary, but is it soil, water, machinery or human resources?  Some would say a combination of all, but should it just be the old adage of “leaving the land better than how you found it”?  The more you travel to […]

Build Soil & Crop Health for Tomorrow – Today

We have been traveling across much of the East Coast and South Australia the last few weeks and viewing an array of crops at various growth stages.  There have been some areas that have experienced a considerable amount of rain and the soils remain very damp and others that would love to just get any. […]

Get Great Fruit

Accelerate Maturation For Vineyard and orchard owners or managers it is getting close to harvest.  Getting the best quality and yields is paramount and many growers are asking about the different options for increasing the maturation of vineyard blocks and trees. The question is, how can they accelerate improvements in colour, sugar and phenolic levels? […]

Let’s Help Your Plants through the Heat

Helping your crops through the heat Summer is hitting hard as normal with Hot and Hotter weather. When crops are under stress, including heat stress, they become less efficient in processing nutrients as their metabolism (photosynthesis, respiration, and the synthesis and degradation of organic compounds) slows down. So what can we do to help crops […]

The Higher the Sodium, the Higher Need for Calcium

The Impact Calcium has on Sodium Previously we have stated the importance of calcium and the balance of nutrients in soils being the key for maximum crop production and ultimate soil health.  In this blog we look into the impact calcium has on sodium. This is an important example of nutrient balance and the effect […]

When it comes to Soil and Plant Health – is Calcium King?

Calcium – is it King of the Elements? Many people have debated what the king of elements is when it comes to soils and plants, even human health for that matter. Nitrogen by tonnes is the biggest one used in crop production closely followed by phosphorus and potassium. Surprisingly, sulphur, is one element that in […]