Col Harpers Low Input Cropping System
Col Harper farms 5000 acres in Ariah Park NSW. In 2007 when the cost of Superphosphate went through the roof, Col decided to try a more biological approach. Check out his story Col Harpers Low Input Profitable Cropping System.
NutriSoil helps the Haggerty’s improve productivity with reduced inputs
Ian and Dianne Haggerty farm approx. 8000 hectares of land in Western Australia’s central wheat belt. After six years of conventional farming the Haggerty’s realised that their system was vulnerable to dry seasons. Check out their story Haggerty Case Study .
Conventional vs NutriSoil. Over the Fence Comparisons WA Wheatbelt.
Biological system on the right: Medium Country – 42 seeds, Heavy Country – 50 seeds.
Conventional system on the left: shallow root systems do not allow for access to water in dry times.
Biological system on the right: larger root systems allow plant to hold on longer in the dry.
We were amazed at how quickly soil can and does respond to NutriSoil – especially in Australia – where chemicals have now been used so extensively for so long. The future in farming is really exciting again with the thought of moving away from the harshness of chemicals, back to what our grandparents have – that becomes a PASSION. Well done NutriSoil for sticking with it – all the way!
Janet Mitchell, Carboor Victoria
NutriSoil Vs Urea
Trials done on wheat, triticale and lupins found no difference from the yield map between Urea and NutriSoil. 5L of NutriSoil was used as an equivalent of 100kg Urea only NutriSoil was half the cost. Better to save the money using NutriSoil, especially if the rain still holds off as it is not wasted.
R. Koscitzke, Brocklesby (NSW)
Stimulating biological processes on horse arena
We have followed up with further application to event areas. Soon we will use the fertiliser on the agistment areas. The good thing I feel about this process is that we are stimulating the natural sub soil biological processes, not just spreading chemical synthetics and hoping for the best. To read about this case study click on link below.
J Dowell, Grounds Manager, Albury Wodonga Equestrian Centre
Twice the return for a quarter of the price
Trial conducted in 2008 on 2 × 30a paddocks (side by side).
Cut large round bales for Hay in late October 2008 and second cut early January 2009. No irrigation. Nutrisoil applied at 5L/ha in September 2008 and again at 5L/ha after first hay cut.
_____________Super Trial__________Nutrisoil Trial
1st Cut _______60 bales____________65 bales
2nd Cut_______20 bales____________86 bales
M Heath, Neerim South
Noticeable improvement in stock health
The most valuable and noticeable improvement is in the health of the stock. We haven’t lost an adult animal to illness since.
Unproductive terrain now holds good grass and clover and when Graham digs weeds he is delighted to find worms underneath.
G & J Lockhart, Wooragee
Greener and lush
Trials carried out in 3 paddocks with control areas on Barley, Annual Sub-Clover and Permanent Pasture. 4 weeks later trial and application areas stood out like chalk and cheese. Barley and sub-paddock were distinctly greener and lush compared to untreated areas. Less obvious in pasture paddock although cattle grazed only pasture where NutriSoil was sprayed.
M Marke, Tatura
Far better season than the last
After applying NutriSoil in the Autumn we have had a tremendous result with the quality and amount of grass than other years. We have clover growing in paddocks where it has never grown before, the cows are in better condition than other years and are producing far better this season than last.
R Clutterbuck, Toora
Better covering of clover
“Definite improvement in pasture in the 12 months we have been using NutriSoil. A better covering of clover grass, soil moisture retained for longer periods. Application of NutriSoil after 4th cut of Lucerne yielded 100 more Lucerne bales off the same paddock with the 5th cut.”
P & J Crow, Byrnside
C & M Halliwell, Tatura
A Van Winden
P & B Crow, Byrnside
Saving on fertiliser costs
“We are saving 20% on fertiliser costs by spending 50 cents per Hectare on inoculating the grain with NutriSoil concentrate before sowing. Then in August a foliar spray with NutriSoil costing $50 per hectare as against $228 per hectare on conventional fertilisers. Head weights 3 to 8 grams heavier on NutriSoil area compared with control”
P Webber, Harden