Future Ready Dairy Systems

Dairy Australia


Improving fertiliser management

Sam Taylor presented results from the 2009 Nutrient Management Systems project and FAP projects in 2010 and 2011 which employed a process of improving fertiliser management through the implementation of whole farm soil sampling, results analysis and visual presentation of soil data. The presentation covers:

  • How to determine what is important
  • Using a traffic light system to highlight opportunities
  • Critical levels for all the main nutrients
  • The importance of getting pH right
  • Mapping farm nutrient levels

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