Image showing the variation in oilseed rape when sulphur is deficient
Crop yields are being held back by a lack of sulphur with just under half of the UK cereal area and a quarter of the oilseed rape area not receiving any inorganic sulphur fertiliser in 2014. Yet growers cannot afford to miss out on the returns through increased yield and quality, which far outweigh its cost of about 20p/kg. According to Agrii’s Northern R&D manager, Jim Carswell, these Defra fertiliser use survey figures are astounding and suggest that the messages […]