Soil Booster Drill ‘n’ Fix also has the crimson clover’s ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen into plant-available nitrogen, helping reduce fertiliser inputs for the following crop while improving soil health by adding organic matter.
- Rapid growth
- Nitrogen fixing
- Nutrient scavenging
- Reduces nutrient leaching
- Improves soil structure and health
|Catch crops||Weight (kg)|
|Tillage radish||4 kg|
|Crimson clover||10 kg|
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Sowing rate: 1 ha pack – 14 kg
Sowing time: Sow from mid-July up until 15 September if sowing for ACRES
Sowing depth: 10-15 mm
Sowing instructions: Cultivate to achieve a fine, firm seedbed. Ploughing is not permitted if sowing in the ACRES scheme. Sow in good conditions (warm with rain forecast). Roll after sowing to ensure good soil/seed contact.
After sowing: Crop must remain in place until after 1 January if sown within ACRES. Leaving the crop in place over winter will help improve soil structure and reduce soil erosion.