Potash

In-field sap testing recommended for high value crops

In-field sap testing recommended for high value crops

The in-field sap testing of high value crops, such as potatoes and beet, is now being recommended by agronomists as...

April 23, 2022

Nutritional requirements of maize crops

Nutritional requirements of maize crops

April is fast approaching, and with it the maize-sowing season, making now onwards a good time to create a planting...

March 15, 2022

PDA updates fertiliser recommendations for oilseed rape

PDA updates fertiliser recommendations for oilseed rape

The Potash Development Association (PDA) has acted to update its fertiliser recommendations for oilseed rape crops. A new advisory leaflet,...

January 13, 2022

Don’t forget – peas and beans are legumes

Don’t forget – peas and beans are legumes

It’s sometimes easy for any farmer to overlook very basic facts, one being that peas and beans are legumes. The...

January 11, 2022

Potash and nitrogen interactions are key to crop growth

Potash and nitrogen interactions are key to crop growth

Potash and nitrogen (N) interactions have been shown, over many years, to be key determinants of crop growth and final...

December 15, 2021

Potassium has a significant role to play in terms of pest pressure

Potassium has a significant role to play in terms of pest pressure

According to the Potash Development Association (PDA), the role of potassium in mitigating crop damage due to pest pressure is...

November 2, 2021

Reduce P and K application rates at your peril – PDA

Reduce P and K application rates at your peril – PDA

A recent survey carried out by the Potash Development Association (PDA) confirms that a significant number of tillage farmers in...

May 31, 2021

The role of potash in frost resistance

The role of potash in frost resistance

With the cold conditions that have impacted land of late, and more of the same to come next week, it...

April 8, 2021

New ADAS project is set to ‘drill down’ on upping crop yields

New ADAS project is set to ‘drill down’ on upping crop yields

The UK’s largest independent agricultural and environmental consultancy, ADAS, has been awarded European funding for a new yield-boosting project called...

June 21, 2018

How to grow low potash silage for dry cows

How to grow low potash silage for dry cows

Silage for dry cows is different to that for milking cows, Michael Garvey of the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise...

June 4, 2015