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Foliar Feeding the Farm

Why changing to a foliar-based fertiliser system is good for business?

Why Foliar Application Of Fertiliser Works

Plants, or pasture swards, have cells that have space around them called stomata. These allow the leaf to absorb and take in nutrients from products that hit the leaf. The absorption of nutrients takes place through the grass stomata and epidermus seen here in the diagram.

The grass sward will then use only what it needs to grow allowing farmers to use significantly less nutrient input products than they would if applying solid fertilisers.

Foliar application of fertiliser results in significant gains to farmers and their heards. From grass that grows better for longer to growing higher quality, more nutrient dense pasture the benefits are significant.

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