Save a paddock by staying on top of soil deficiencies

By Bob Freebairn
Updated July 4 2022 - 11:07pm, first published May 2 2022 - 5:30am
Yass LLS Senior Agronomist Fiona Leech, outlining to farmers at one of her field days results of long term pasture fertiliser trials.
Yass LLS Senior Agronomist Fiona Leech, outlining to farmers at one of her field days results of long term pasture fertiliser trials.

Not correcting soil deficiencies, for crops or pastures, is a way to ever decreasing soil fertility. Lower production, greater chances of poor groundcover, more over grazing (less available feed), more weeds and even further decreasing of healthy soil aspects like soil carbon are also outcomes of ignoring soil deficiencies.

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