Granular-Lime in winter barley is consistently under-utilized, despite the fact that the level of acidity and nutrient availability from the soil is critical to the yield of a barley crop.
Educational visits provide an excellent opportunity for local students to learn about the company’s activities and educate them on how the company contributes to their local community.
Controlling weeds in grass swards is essential. Weeds not only compete with crops for moisture and nutrients, but also interfere with light interception of grass, resulting in reduced yield and forage values.
There are nearly 16000 hectares of spring barley sown in Northern Ireland annually; a calciphillic crop, barley requires soils with high levels of available calcium to provide maximum yields, while also preferring a pH above 6.4.
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