Nutrient Management in Potatoes

Potatoes are high-yielding crops and as such, remove considerable quantities of nutrients from the soil. To maintain the quality and yield of your crop, as well as the sustainability of your land, nutrient supplementation is vital. In some soils, it is also necessary to apply nutrients additional to those removed by the crop to account for nutrient tie-up and leaching. …

Nutrient Management After Waterlogging

Why is Nutrient Management Critical After Heavy Rainfall or Flooding? Heavy rainfall and waterlogged conditions can cause significant nutrient losses impacting both plant nutrient availability and soil nutrient reserves. Heavy rainfall can cause significant nutrient loss through both soil erosion and nitrogen leaching. Waterlogging can create anaerobic conditions which can cause denitrification resulting in further nitrogen losses. Denitrification is not …

How is Single Superphosphate Made?

Single Superphosphate is produced by reacting phosphate rock with sulphuric acid to convert the insoluble phosphates into forms more readily available to plants. Rock phosphate is a naturally occurring mineral that is mined in various regions. The rock phosphate is first ground to the correct size, accurately measured and weighed and then fed into a Mixer where it is reacted …

Hay Nutrient Requirements

What You Should Know About Nutrient Management in Hay Production Why is Nutrient Management Key in Producing a Productive Hay Crop and Maintaining Soil Health? Hay production removes large quantities of nutrients from the soil which are crucial to replace to maintain soil and crop health. Careful consideration needs to be given to all pasture types to ensure all essential …

Proud Members of Fertcare

Impact Fertilisers are proud members of Fertilizer Australia promoting Fertcare across their business  Impact Fertilisers are proud members of Fertilizer Australia working to promote consistent, coordinated action for the management of food safety and environmental risks while supporting sustainable agricultural production. Fertilizer Australia is an industry association that represents manufacturers, importers and distributors of fertiliser in Australia, and associated service …

Women in Agriculture

A desire to help people and make a meaningful difference led Lesleigh Wright to a career in Agriculture Lesleigh Wright joined Impact Fertilisers (the wholesale trading name of Ameropa Australia) in the role of Key Accounts Manager in early 2021, bringing expert customer support and strategic focus to the role with several years of customer service and key account experience. …