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
Take a look at the difference in these pea plants in our latest trial on Bio 20 ! Key benefits of applying Bio 20: Increases root mass and reduces stress Apply early in the crop cycle Especially effective on seedlings and transplanted crops for improved establishment Contains EBA Technology – Enhanced Bio-Availability Promotes root and top … Continue reading Grow with OMEX Bio 20!
Using a combined programme of OMEX Zinc 70, Bio 20 and DP98 with ensure a quality, high yielding crop. Regular applications of Zinc 70 will promote growth hormone production, which along with increased root biomass from Bio 20 helps the agave plant reach it’s optimal yield. DP98 acts as a root stimulant and health promoter. … Continue reading Growing Agave?
We are delighted to be exhibiting at Croptec and look forward to welcoming you onto our stand 71, Hall 1. The CropTec show is for all farmers and agronomists seeking the latest information on innovative methods to increase profits from crop production. OMEX will be on hand to discuss their range of total crop nutrition … Continue reading The Croptec Show, 28th & 29 November
The World’s Biggest Exhibition for the Greenhouse Industry Now in its 18th year, Growtech has gone from strength to strength and is now the biggest exhibition in the greenhouse sector. This year’s show will bring together more than 800 exhibitors from 30 countries and 85,000 agriculture professionals from 100+ countries. he leading fair in Eastern Europe, … Continue reading Greenhouse Industry’s Biggest Exhibition
Zinc (Zn) is an essential micronutrient for both plants and humans. It is the most deficient micronutrient in the soil worldwide. It has been estimated that 49% of the world’s agriculturally important soils have inadequate levels of zinc and that one third of the worlds human population suffers from zinc deficiency (Sillanpää, 1990; Cakmak et … Continue reading Rice – why is zinc application necessary?
Don’t slip up this Winter….be prepared with OMEX deicers! With the temperature dropping it’s time to start thinking about winter and your deicer requirements. OMEX deicers offer clean, simple and accurate application. Extremely effective and non-corrosive for both deicing and anti-icing. OMEX deicers can be used in a wide variety of locations including industrial sites, … Continue reading Be prepared this Winter with OMEX deicers
Salad Potato trial, Suffolk-Variety: Marris Peer Looking at the Effect of ‘k’ in high or low volumes in suspension fertilizers. Potassium acts as a bulking nutrient in potatoes, the high K treatment shows an increase in total yield, both colours on the chart are marketable sizes. The High Potassium treatment resulted in an overall … Continue reading Want to grow bigger potatoes???
The importance of SAP analysis A unique service offered by OMEX. What is SAP analysis? SAP analysis offers a highly accurate and topical assessment of the true nutritional status of the plant. Whereas conventional tissue testing reports the level of nutrients in a sample, including those locked up and unavailable for growth in cell walls and storage cells, SAP analysis … Continue reading The importance of SAP analysis
Stress Busting – Bio 20 and other tools Weather & Crops Forget cereals – harvest is in full swing, but for other crops there is potentially a long way to go. Most crops just need rain and lots of it but not dumped from a violent thunderstorm. They might get some as we approach the … Continue reading Stress Busting