Peter Lott is an independent cropping advisor who attended the More Profit from Crop Nutrition (MPCN) roadshow at Cootamundra in August 2016. At the end of the day he shared his thoughts on some of the topics covered at the field day, and how he approaches these in his work.
- The importance of having nitrogen, phosphorus and pH correct.
- Putting nitrogen on as the crop requires it.
- Micronutrients – zinc, copper and the interaction with nitrogen.
- Fine tuning using test strips within crops, soil tests and tissue testing.
This article was prepared in response to discussions between growers, advisors and researchers at the More Profit from Crop Nutrition Roadshows 2016.