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Calcifert Fertifiliser

Product information

The Calcifert range, consisting of Lime, Sulphur, LS11 and Mag, offers granulated products to the agricultural industry. Calcifert products are suitable for all soil and cropping conditions that require a pH adjustment and Calcium and Sulphur.

Calcifert Fertilisers and Soil Conditioners

Product Information

The Calcifert granulated soil conditioner range offers some great benefits to all crop types and farm use. Discover the benefits below.

Product benefits

The Calcifert granulated soil conditioner range offers a great range of benefits, including:

  • Can be applied using standard spreading equipment
  • Produced in the UK
  • Suitable for use on all farms, including organic systems (Calcifert Lime and Mag), forestry, and horticultural use
  • Ideal for all crops, including grassland, cereals, fruit & vegetables, oilseed rape, and hops

Packaging Calcifert

Calcifert granulated products are available in:

  • Standard 600 kg bags

Spreader settings and application recommendation

You can apply our Calcifert products via a conventional fertiliser spreader. Independent tests have shown that Calcifert granulated products can be accurately spread up to 36-metre bout widths.

Spreader setting results

Trials with a range of leading fertiliser spreaders have shown that Calcifert granulated products spread to 36 metres and have a Coefficient of Variance of less than 10%.  We have tested the following:

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Nutrient Information

See below to find out more about Calcium and Sulphur deficiency, Magnesium excess and efficient Nitrogen generation.

Calcium deficiency

Calcium deficiency regularly occurs in acidic soils where natural Calcium has been leached. It is also evident in soils where high rates of slurry and fertiliser Nitrogen have been used. That is because these can have an acidifying action on the soils, which lowers Calcium levels. Supplying crop available Calcium with Calcifert Sulphur benefits crop health and cell strength. It helps to reduce its susceptibility to cell degradation and disease.

Sulphur deficiency

Sulphur deficiency is common in crops where high rates of Nitrogen have not been balanced with adequate Sulphur. Due to atmosphere cleaning by reducing Sulphur emissions from industry and vehicles, there has been a 75% reduction in deposition to land. Therefore Sulphur deficiency has become very common, affecting crop quality and nitrogen use efficiency. Supplying crop available Sulphate with Calcifert Sulphur helps rebalance the requirement during the growing season. As a result, this will improve yield and crop quality.

Importance of Sulphur

Importance of Sulphur

Following a dramatic reduction in atmospheric deposits, up to 85% of arable and 88% of grassland is deficient in sulphur. Sulphur is an essential nutrient required for the healthy development of all plants and vital to efficient nitrogen utilisation.

Magnesium excess

It is possible to move this excess Magnesium cation out of the soil by using higher rates of Calcifert Sulphur. We advise you to do this:

  • Where soils have very high Magnesium levels
  • Are hard to cultivate
  • Tend to hold water with a sticky texture

Calcium helps to restructure the soil by improving the flocculation and reducing the dominance of Magnesium.

Efficient nitrogen generation

Sulphur is key to efficient nitrogen generation. It is, therefore, essential that farmers get the most from the input they apply, especially with ever-increasing fertiliser prices. Calcifert Sulphur is a quick and easy way to supply both calcium and sulphur to the soil and crop.

Calcifert documentation and recommendations

Documentation

Here you can find guidelines for the recommended application of Calcifert Lime for different soils and field pH. You can also find brochures, datasheets and spreader settings. Alternatively, please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions!

Where to Buy

Our range of Calcifert products is ordinarily purchased through one of our trusted distributors, please fill in the contact form below and a member of the team will be in contact.