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Improving soils for Better Returns

Beef and Sheep BRP Manual 3 aimed at helping farmers improve returns from crop and animal production through appropriate soil management.

Year of Publication2010

The information in this manual offers useful advice to help farmers improve returns from crop and animal production through appropriate soil management, while safeguarding it for future generations to come. Topics covered include:- Test your soil- Lime – the best investment you may ever make- Soil test results- Assess your soil- Spot the warning signs- Benefit from good soil management- Compaction- Poaching- The impact of poor soil management- Managing soils under forage crops- Managing soils under forage maize- Managing soils for cross compliance

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Creating a sustainable and competitive beef and lamb industry.

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