Lime Distributors – Fertiliser supplied through Clifford Dennis Agricultural Supplies

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AMIA are able to supply lime to our customers through our partnership with Clifford Dennis Agricultural Supplies who have been supplying lime through Lime Distributors for around 20 years.  For more information please call Clifford on 07977110975.

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Lime Distributors – Fertiliser supplied through Clifford Dennis Agricultural Supplies

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AMIA are able to supply lime to our customers through our partnership with Clifford Dennis Agricultural Supplies who have been supplying lime through Lime Distributors for around 20 years.  For more information please call Clifford on 07977110975.

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Clifford Dennis Agricultural Supplies are delighted to supply high quality lime to our customers through our professional relationship with Lime Distributors. The application of lime is a long-term agricultural benefit. However, despite acting over a long period of time, lime makes a tremendous difference to the productivity of all farmland, both in real and economic terms. Lime and Fertlilser Utilisation The availability of plant nutrients is affected by the pH of the soil. The chart below shows the scale of availability. Significantly, this illustrates the increasing unavailability of the major plant nutrients, nitrogen, phosphate and potash (N, P and K) with a low pH, acid soil. Acid conditions also show a marked reduction in availability of calcium, magnesium and sulphur. Fertilisers and manure cannot be fully utilized if the land is short of lime Get your lime levels correct for the crop you are growing and save yourself money! Plant Food Availability and Plant requirement charts

ph Value Chart for Lime Testin

ph Value Chart for Lime Testin

Optimum ph level for crop growth

Optimum ph level for crop growth

Soil is a medium, which enables worms and microorganisms to break down animal and plant residues. This assists plant development but also produces soil acids, which have to be kept in balance if the process is to continue. The build up of acidity places plants under stress and reduces their ability to utilise plant nutrients and organic matter. Acid soils display significantly reduced bacteriological activity Lime and Stock Well Being Well-limed pastures encourage the growth of palatable and nutritious clovers and grasses (e.g. perennial ryegrass) to replace the more acid loving meadow foxtail, agrostis and other weed grasses. The control in limed and unlimed grass plots is shown below with the less palatable weed grasses clearly visible on the unlimed area. Trials conducted by ADAS show liming will increase the percentage of calcium within a plant and will encourage grass growth with a higher nutritional value for livestock. Lime and Agro-Chemicals The efficiency of some pesticides, insecticides and residual herbicides applied to the soil can be affected by acidity of the soil. Soils deficient in lime absorb chemicals more strongly than well-limed soils and thereby reduce the effect of the chemicals.

 

 

 

 

Clifford Dennis Agricultural Supplies are based in Devon. We supply Traditional and Organic Fertiliser’s, Grass Seed’s, Lime, Silage Bale Wrap, Silage Net Wrap & Twine, Ear Tags and Animal Heath Products. We are an independent business with low overheads meaning we can offer you great prices and a very friendly personal service. We are able to supply you with the agricultural product’s you require in Devon, Cornwall, Somerset and the South West of England. Our suppliers include Humber Palmers, Soil Fertility Dunns, Limagrain UK, Unterland/Norvic, Lime Distributors, Markrite Tags and JG Animal Health.

For more information or to get a price please call Clifford on 07977110975 or feel free to contact our helpful team if you have any questions, by clicking here.

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