Due to the huge hike in gas prices, the production of Feed Grade Urea has been halted, and we understand there is currently none available in the Country, with no expected date for supply to return. The support the Government has given to the Fertiliser manufacturers doesn't help with the supply of urea on the feed side. When Feed Grade Urea does return, there is talk of a price hike of £200+ per tonne. We understand force majure is being called on any orders in the pipelin
We have seen several crops in the last week that are much further ahead than we had expected to see at this stage, and some will be ready to chop in the next week, although it is a mixed bag and some are 2 - 3 weeks away. Make sure you don’t get caught out… go and check your maize crops now!
HOW TO CHECK YOUR CROP
Milk Line Test:
Break the cob open halfway down and remove one of the grain kernels. The milk line is where the solid starch ends and the liquid milk begins.