CHRIS AND SONYA HESP

Split nutrient application through an overhead irrigation system.

Who: Chris and Sonya Hesp

Location: Mulgrave

Split nutrient application through an overhead irrigation system. Chris and Sonya Hesp Archive Trial 2

Background

When we apply nutrients required for a crop in one hit the plant is not able to use everything that is applied, this results in losses that have environmental impacts in our waterways, the Great Barrier Reef and N20 is known to be a potent green house gas. The losses of product also result in loss of income and a reduction in crop productivity.

Lateral overhead system used to apply EasyN© to the crop as part of the split application trial.