Before recommendations regarding your cotton crop can be made Total Grower Services agronomists will visit your farm and take soil samples.
These are then sent to our laboratory where crop specific tests are carried out. From the lab results our agronomists then make
fertiliser, nutrient, and soil biology recommendations specific to each of your tested blocks.
Our success in cotton agronomy is largely through the recommendation of Petrik Soil Technology products and in-ground composting.
In-ground composting is
the application of the fertilizer or biology over manure or cover crops just prior to light incorporation. Where manure sources are available
this is our preferred method of application.
The mainstay of in-ground composting are the products Headstart,
Evergreen and Green Manure Plus.
- Headstart is a biological combination that supports
germination and root development.
- Evergreen is a spectrum of microbes which kick starts the humus
creation process and by doing so increases nitrogen availability and releases phosphorus from the soils reserves.
- Green Manure Plus
assists in increasing nutrient exchange and nitrogen and oxygen permeability.
Setbest foliar sprays have been used successfully on cotton crops to repair hormone damage and yield data shows dramatic
responses in terms of the stress relief capacity of the product.