Lime – The Starting Point of Soil Fertility
Soil pH is the foundation for soil fertility and pasture performance. To achieve a target pH of 6.3-6.5, lime needs to be applied; however national figures indicate that we are only spreading approx. 50% of the lime that we need to. Any field that is operating at a low pH is not working to its full potential.
The Board of Directors have increased the milk price for the month of August by 1.0 cent per litre - bringing the price to 37.31 cpl (169.61 cents per gallon) at 3.60% butterfat and 3.30% protein, including Summer Somatic Cell Count (SCC) bonus of 0.5 cpl and VAT at 5.4%.
The average price paid for the month is 42.05 cents per litre. This is based on the average butterfat…read more