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Cropping Benefits

Cropping Benefits

 

Wheat

When growing feed wheat, the usual aim is to gain high yields. YorGrow contains N,P,K,Mg, S and organic matter which will provide excellent source of nutrients and will give the potential for high yields at reduced input costs. Milling varieties require levels of grain protein nitrogen, and farmers are not advised to cut back on their final foliar nitrogen application even though there will be organic nitrogen in the soil.

Oilseed Rape

YorGrow contains significant amounts of sulphur and nitrogen, which OSR requires in significant quantities to grow a healthy high yielding crop.

Sugar Beet

YorGrow can benefit Sugar Beet in several ways. Sugar Beet benefits from the Nitrogen, but can also prevent drought in the summer growing season, increasing the chance of a yield increase.

Peas & Beans

Nitrogen fixing legumes do not agronomically require Nitrogen, but research shows that they do benefit from biosolids applications in the rotation. Legumes do require phosphate to provide strong rooting and rapid establishment in the spring.

Barley

Management of Nitrogen is a priority with malting barley. By using biosolids prior to drilling, you can reduce your bagged nitrogen inputs and by applying an organic fertiliser there is little risk of a late surge of Nitrogen uptake, due to the slow release properties of organic fertilisers.

Linseed

Research shows that biosolids can establish a crop quickly and cost effectively, establishing a good crop cover to compete with weeds.

Grassland

YorGrow can be an excellent grassland nutrient source. It can reduce the need for bagged nitrogen and phosphate fertiliser. Certain application restrictions apply but guidance from your RCS advisor and adhering to the Safe Sludge Matrix will ensure that all applications are within all the relevant regulations.

 

YAMS 2018: February 2018

 

Happy New Year!

The Yorkshire Agricultural Machinery Show (YAMS) which is held at the York Auction Centre, Murton, York, YO19 5GF on the first W…

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Spreading requirements: December 2017

It is not too early therefore please contact your Area Sales Manager to arrange Spring 2018 spreading.

Ring *NOW* to discuss your requirements.

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Biowise Soil Improver: November 2017

 

RCS are pleased to announce their collaboration with Biowise based in Willerby, East Yorkshire to distribute the PAS 100 Compost.

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