25 August 2015
“We have been using LawrieCo liquid and solid fertilisers every year since 2007.
The liquid fertiliser / solid fertiliser program allows us to fertilise the whole property every year and stay within our budget guidelines.
The program addresses plant deficiencies and helps to create strong healthy plants that are less susceptible to pest issues and promote better animal health.”
Noel Elliott (pictured) manages Heathfield Rural west of Bool Lagoon in south east SA. The 1200ha property runs 3500-4000 cross-bred ewes and a 200 head breeding herd of black angus cattle. The soil varies from loam over clay to sand over clay
Annual fertiliser applications have combined liquid (foliar fertilisers) and solid (BioGraze) applications since 2007. Each year half the property is treated with liquid and the other half BioGraze, the application is alternated the following year.
For over ten years Noel has observed pastures remaining green for longer into spring/summer months, he is happy with productivity and in general stock are doing well on quality feed.
Foliar Fertiliser Program – applied post germination
Solid Fertiliser Program – applied in May