Reducing phosphorus but not at the expense of the health of your cows
Now that the decision on phosphate rights has finally been made, the sector will be seeking the limits in order to minimise the effects of the restrictions. There is a lot of discussion about improving mineral efficiency via BEX and the cycle indicator. In addition, farmers want to reduce the number of young cattle and prolong the lifespan of the
Do you know the pH value of your soil?
With the introduction of phosphate rights, it’s essential to deal efficiently with the mineral maintenance. A good tool for this is the cycle indicator. The indicator shows where the strong and weak points are on the farm as far as mineral utilisation is concerned. Higher crop yields can be achieved by dealing with mineral use efficiently, which in turn reduces
Dianne Benschop, consultant Netherlands
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