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Efficient Nutrition of crops

Efficient Nutrition of Crops

CAFRE has recruited one technology demonstration farms who can demonstrate the essential technologies within the theme of Efficient Nutrition of Crops.

Group bookings must be made through CAFRE.
Telephone: 028 9442 6790
Emailkt.admin@daera-ni.gov.uk

Richard Kane - Seaford, County Down TDF

Richard Kane – Seaford, County Down

Richard farms approx. 1000acres with arable rotations consisting of wheat, winter and spring barley and break crops of oats, OSR, potatoes. The farm also has 16 acres of managed woodland. Richard uses GPS to carry out all soil sampling on farm to provide a more accurate whole field analysis. Richard uses SOYL precision crop services which generate nutrient variation maps based on his soil analysis. Richard applies lime and fertiliser by variable rate (VRT) for a more targeted application.

Part of the Farm Business Improvement Scheme in the Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 and part funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
The European Agriculture Fund for Rural Development
Rural Development Programme