With the adverse climate this summer and extended periods of dry and hot weather, damage to crops and deficiencies in essential nutrition was becoming apparent across many farms in the UK. With this in mind, Ilex EnviroSciences were able to react quickly, producing a brand new product to combat the effects of Nitrogen deficiency in a range of crops.
Matt Lawman an arable farmer from Cambridgeshire talks about the benefits of working with Ilex Envirosciences to help him improve crop health, plant hardiness and nutrition, ultimately leading to improved yields with a minimum of fuss and at little financial cost to his farm.
5 natural ways growers improve quality in their organic produce
The organic market is increasing and more consumers are looking for organic produce than ever before. We are supporting the Soil Association’s #OrganicSeptember initiative by taking a look at 5 ways organic growers can get the most from their soil and improve the quality and yield of their fruit and vegetable crops to satisfy the demands of this growing group of consumers.(more…)
Whatever the weather has to offer this autumn, with improved rooting, winter cereals will be better equipped to access the nutrients and water required for healthy establishment and winter survival.(more…)
Next year’s OSR crop is already starting to emerge and getting it up and away as quickly as possible is going to be critical to help plants withstand the effects of pest and disease pressure in the run up to the winter period. (more…)
Managing cropping schedules and harvest quality in brassica crops is heavily dependent on the crop’s response to inputs under different growing conditions and stress factors. We take a look at how the relatively simple addition of foliar supplements can deliver significant benefits in plant stress management.(more…)