2nd Cut (No Slurry)

Icey Road

The recommendations in this section are using the RoI fertiliser classification system and are based on Teagasc research.

 

Due to slight differences between the RoI and NI classification systems, these recommendations are only a guide for Northern Ireland farmers. They can be converted between the RoI and NI classification systems using this Conversion Table.

Before choosing your fertiliser products please consult your local advisor to ensure that you do not exceed the limits for your farm as determined by the nitrates directive (SI no 31 of 2014)

Table 20. Nutrient Requirements (units/acre)
Index N P K
1 80 8 56
2 80 8 40
3 80 8 28
4 80 0 0

*where silage field were grazed rather than cut the previous year, reduce N amount to 68units/acre.

The recommendations given above for nitrogen and phosphorous are the maximum permitted according to the nitrates directive.

Fertiliser Recommendation

Table 21. Application rate (bags/acre)
Index K1 K2 K3 K4
P1 3 x Replenish
+
1 x Classic NK
3 x Replenish
+
1 x CAN
3 x 24-2½-10 1 x Classic NP
+
2 x CAN
P2 3 x Replenish
+
1 x Classic NK
3 x Replenish
+
1 x CAN
3 x 24-2½-10 1 x Classic NP
+
2 x CAN
P3 3 x Replenish
+
1 x Classic NK
3 x Replenish
+
1 x CAN
3 x 24-2½-10 1 x Classic NP
+
2 x CAN
P4 4 x Classic NK 2½ x Classic NK
+
1 x CAN
2 x Classic NK
+
1½ x CAN
3 x CAN
No P or K required