LEAF

SOYL is a corporate member of LEAF and supports LEAF's mission to promote Integrated Farm Management. SOYL also helps many LEAF members who use SOYL's precision nutrient management services.

Using SOYL maps, recommendations and advice satisfies the following elements of the LEAF audit:

Q2.1.1 We identify and map the different soil types across the farm.

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Q2.2.1 We identify and map all areas prone to erosion and take remedial action to avoid problems.

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Q2.2.2 We adopt a general policy to conserve and build up soil organic matter.

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Q2.4.1 We use a FACTS qualified agronomist for our crop nutrition advice.

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Q2.4.3 We have a Nutrient Management Plan - this is integrated with the Manure Management Plan.

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Q2.4.4 We are aware of soils and crops prone to trace element deficiencies.

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Q2.4.5 We regularly analyse the soil nutrient and pH value of the soil.

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Q2.4.6 We use nutrient balance sheets as part of our Nutrient Management Plan.

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Q2.4.7 We consider nutrient contributions from different crops in the rotation and N mineralisation from cultivations.

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Q2.4.8 We ensure that the soil is kept at optimum pH.

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Q2.4.9 We consider variable applications of lime in large fields where different levels of pH are measured.

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Q2.4.10 We ensure that applications of fertilisers are applied only where required (i.e. we se RB209 or equivalent).

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Q2.6.6 We consider altering application rates in response to in-field variations of soil status.

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Q2.6.7 We consider precision farming technology.

SOYL offer services and products in every aspect of precision farming.


SOYL will provide LEAF grower members with a complimentary assessment of how precision farming technology can help your farm business.

Read more about the LEAF Audit on the LEAF website

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