Kevin Holland

"The following seasons saw an amazing improvement in the health and density of the rye grass & clover"

In my role as a local share farmer I had previously sown a crop of Euro milling oats into a paddock that had not been fertilized for 7 years.

In August 1997, lime and gypsum were applied at around 600kg per hectare together with Guano Gold-kwik Start fertiliser at a rate of (42.5kg per acre) around 105kg per hectare. These were applied on the suggestion of a previous soil test.

The oat crop grew well producing a healthy crop of good quality grain and with an excellent yield of almost 2 tonnes per hectare - taking account of the poor fertiliser history.

However, the following seasons saw an amazing improvement in the health and density of the rye grass and clover in the same Guano Gold-Kwik Start treated area.

The strong, dense mat of clover was categorically maintained for 2 years without additional fertiliser. impressed by these favourable results, my neighbouring broadacre farmer, Mr Chris Ridout, witnessed these improvements brought about by the application of Guano Gold-Kwik Start, he then ordered 25 tonnes of Guano Gold-Kwik Start for his own farm.

Mr Kevin Holland, Boyup Brook WA.

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