Growers urged not to revert to old habits as fertiliser prices fall


19 June 2023
'Prepare a nutrient budget' says FFBC team.

WITH fertiliser prices beginning to drop to more manageable levels, growers are being urged not to fall back into old habits and to think carefully about the ‘why, where and what’ they are spreading on fields.

During 2022, The Farming For a Better Climate (FFBC) team, part of SAC Consulting, recommended growers prepare a nutrient budget to assess the level of fertiliser used on farm with the aim of mitigating costs and reducing emissions.

As fertiliser prices begin to stabilise, growers are being encouraged to make more efficient use of resources.

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