Not too late to conserve forage

While the summer drought means the volume of conserved forage is down on that from an average year, it is not too late for farmers and their advisers to take action to increase stocks, says fertiliser manufacturer CF Fertilisers UK. Short-term measures to boost forage...

£40m upgrade for CF’s Billingham plant

Fertiliser manufacturer CF Fertilisers has announced a £40 million investment in the Billingham ammonium nitrate (AN) fertiliser manufacturing complex on Teesside.  2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the former Grange Farm being chosen by the government to build the...

Record volumes but static revenues for CF

US multinational fertiliser manufacturer CF Industries (CFI) has reported lower second quarter earnings and revenues, despite record production volumes, as selling prices were depressed. Revenues were slightly higher for the first half. The business made an EBITA of...

CF launches new N fertiliser guide

A new fertiliser guide from CF Fertilisers UK focuses on the importance of effective soil testing as a base for calculating crop nitrogen requirements.     The 12 page guide considers the needs of feed and premium wheats, as well as oilseed rape and barley, and...

Spring NPKS fertiliser lifts wheat yields

Trial work by CF Fertilisers UK has shown that applying a wheat crop’s entire P and K requirement in spring, as part of an NPKS compound granular fertiliser, rather than separately in autumn, can increase wheat yields by 1 tonne/ha.  Alison Grundy, arable agronomist...