Foliar Feeding Vegetables in Africa’s uplands

RICH VOLCANIC SOIL, ample rainfall and an equable climate are core advantages of growing vegetable crops in the tropical highlands. However, the naturally high soil fertility of upland soils in the tropics is not enough to satisfy the nutrient demands of fast-growing vegetable crops. Fertiliser application is a crucially important component of any cultivation schedule. … Continue reading Foliar Feeding Vegetables in Africa’s uplands

Kelpak Trials Update

Kelpak Trials Update Latest trials results published by Kelp Products International (PTY) Ltd: The trial was done on the everbearer variety Favori as a tabletop cultivation technique. An everbearer has a long growing period and develops new flowers throughout the cultivation period, making it interesting to test the effect of Kelpak on production, crop development … Continue reading Kelpak Trials Update

What is CalMax Ultra?

What is CalMax Ultra? CalMax Ultra contains calcium in conjunction with a ‘pump primer’ that ensures the calcium can be actively transported into plant cells even during the difficult periods of low metabolic activity and stress. Features and benefits • Improved calcium levels • Increased brix levels • Protects against calcium related disorders The increased … Continue reading What is CalMax Ultra?

The benefits of Kelpak

The benefits of Kelpak Kelpak is an organic biostimulant containing concentrated extract of the kelp species Ecklonia maxima. Testimonial “We find by using CalMax Ultra in conjunction with Kelpak, as part of our regular foliar spray programme, that calcium uptake is more efficient resulting in improved yield of class 1 fruits and better fruit quality” – Gerry Scallan, BR Brooks … Continue reading The benefits of Kelpak

Farmer Story – Suspension Fertiliser Frees Up Valuable Time

Farmer Story – Suspension Fertiliser Frees Up Valuable Time Cambridgeshire arable farmer Jandy Kooreman of H Prins Ltd says that economic and environmental pressures on current farming systems, means his business has had to move with the times to remain profitable. One of the key elements of the day to day management strategy to change … Continue reading Farmer Story – Suspension Fertiliser Frees Up Valuable Time

Suspension Fertilisers Aid Growing Beet Operation

Suspension Fertilisers Aid Growing Beet Operation   For red beet grower Simon Hopkins of Philip Hopkins and Sons, who farms in partnership with brother James and father Philip, farming on the Isle of Axholme in North Lincs, the sheer diversity of his 365 ha operation means that targeted, accurate fertiliser application and optimum utilisation of … Continue reading Suspension Fertilisers Aid Growing Beet Operation

Kelpak on Soft Fruit

Kelpak on Soft Fruit An organic biostimulant containing concentrated extract of the kelp species Ecklonia maxima. Features and benefits • Kelpak on soft fruit promotes a strong healthy root mass to support the plants through early establishment • Sequential sprays of Kelpak during flowering and early fruit set improves pollination resulting in better fruit shape and a more consistent … Continue reading Kelpak on Soft Fruit