Nitrogen spreading
Electromagnetic wave mapping and intensive soil sampling at a Welsh dairy farm are driving grassland production at a lower cost. Precision technology is routinely used on arable farms, but dairy farmers such as Nigel and Chris James are realising the advantages it also offers in managing nutrient inputs. The brothers were prompted to scrutinise the application of nutrients at Stackpole Home Farm, near Pembroke, following the farm’s inclusion in a catchment sensitive area and nitrate vulnerable zone (NVZ). They run 1,100 dairy […]