Plant Health Insights from Agricen Australia

Foundation LM on Processing Potatoes: More Uniformity, Fewer Culls & More Tonnes

[fa icon="calendar'] 13/09/16 posted in Foundation LM, Hort Crops, Potatoes

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Nutrien Ag Solutions agronomist Adam Chapman first learned the results of this particular Foundation LM processing potato trial when grower Peter Bendotti called him to inquire, “What in the world did you apply to these spuds?!”

Peter, who farms in Pemberton, Western Australia, was impressed. Where Foundation LM had been used, his Atlantic and Mac Russet potato varieties were coming back with more uniformity, fewer culls and more tonnage—putting more money per hectare into his pocket compared to spuds grown with just his usual fertiliser program.

You can hear Peter talk about his experience with Foundation LM in this video:

 

 

 

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Foundation LM Giving a Fantastic Start to Queensland Strawberries

[fa icon="calendar'] 21/03/16 posted in Foundation LM, Strawberries, Hort Crops

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This season, a nursery in Southern Queensland was able to produce fantastic crop of green-top strawberry runners thanks to Foundation LM.  The picture below shows the runners being harvested in mid-March. The Landmark agronomist who visited the nursery reports that this was the earliest crop ever due to the good roots. 

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