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Tag archive: calculator

Things to consider when applying nitrogen fertiliser

There are a few key points to consider before applying nitrogen (N) fertiliser:   Nitrogen is the nutrient removed in the largest quantities in grain at harvest. Pulses in the system can provide some free N. Calculate a few target yields using one of the many tools available that vary yield […]

New deep P tool calculates the benefits and payback for you

Subsoil phosphorus (P) deficiency costs growers in Queensland and Northern NSW around $80–100 million each year in reduced yield. Deep P fertiliser applications into the subsoil can improve yield but are a long-term decision. They are moderately expensive and returns are not immediate. The Deep-P calculator helps Northern region growers […]

SPOTLIGHT: Fertiliser calculator

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) have recently upgraded their online fertiliser calculator tool. The free calculator is designed to guide decisions on which fertilisers represent the best value for money while meeting crop nutrient requirements. The calculator allows comparisons of 1500 commercially available fertiliser products for […]