Sugar beet crops are being 'over-fertilised'

Impey, Louise
June 2008
Farmers Weekly;6/13/2008, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports that most of the sugar beet crops in Great Britain are being over-fertilised. According to Andy Wing of British Sugar, potash and sodium applications both represent opportunities to make savings on fertiliser use. He says that if the soil index is a 3 or above, there is no need to apply any potash or sodium while if it is at 2, only 100 kilogram of potash is required for maintenance dressing.


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