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What is NatraMin? NatraMin is a mineral fertiliser and soil conditioner - it supplies the broad spectrum of natural minerals and is formulated to improve all aspects of soil fertility. Nutritional - supply of essential mineral elements. Biological - stimulation of microbe and worm activity. Structural...

Do you have a Phosphate Bank? If you have used Phosphate fertiliser in the past, then the answer to that question will probably be “YES”. CSIRO research “It is thought that at best, just 20 per cent of Phosphorus applied by way of fertiliser is available for plant...

Very few rural areas have escaped this summer’s inundation of arable soils caused by prolonged rainfall, overland flows or rivers bursting their banks. Soil has become saturated to the point where there is insufficient space in the soil profile for oxygen and just like humans, plants...

AgSolutions Field Advisor, Glen Duckworth has a background in legumes, pastures and forages and oversees south-east Qld, Wide Bay and the South Burnett.   Glen highlights, “As both a mineral fertiliser and soil conditioner, NatraMin has several blends with additional Potassium which provide a great fit for...

If you are constantly looking for a way to reduce costs and increase the quality of your crops, then legumes could be your solution. Legumes in your cropping program can assist to increase crop yields as well as reducing Nitrogen fertiliser costs.   Nitrogen fixation It is estimated...

Horses are what we call monogastric (single stomach) hindgut fermenters and their digestive tract has been designed for eating high fibre forages over long periods of the day. However, horses don’t have the necessary enzymes to digest fibre by themselves and this is where the trillions...

Are You Losing Stock To Pregnancy Toxaemia? Pregnancy toxaemia is a metabolic disorder in ruminants that is a result of a high carbohydrate or energy demand by the foetus exceeding what the mother can supply from her diet during the last trimester of pregnancy.  The condition...

Imagine the devastation if you were to head out to the paddock one morning to check on your stock only to discover that you have lost over half of your herd over night!  This horrible scenario can unfortunately be quite common in situations where stock...

Receiving a balanced diet is critical for all animals (including humans) in order to achieve optimum health, fertility, production and being able to perform to the very best of their genetic material.  A balanced diet means that all requirements are being met and are in...

When you consider the value of your land, the crop or forage that you might be planting, you really can’t afford NOT to do a soil test. A soil test is such a powerful tool as it takes the guesswork out of what we are trying...

Isolated rain has fallen and the widespread drought means there is a potential high demand on oats and other winter grazing cereals to fill the current feed gap.  Those with irrigation have commenced planting as ground temperatures become more favourable. Anything we do for the next...