Posted on

Thursday 4th October 2012

In the 1990’s I got to know Jim Over from J.E. Over & Co. Ltd. an entrepeneur who I felt was ahead of his time regarding nutrition and the soil – He was offering an analytical and trace element service to farmers and growers – He took soil and tissue samples from individual fields and sent them away to a local laboratory for full spectrum analysis this showed levels of nitrogen, phosphate, potash and just as importantly 9 minor trace elements such as magnesium, maganese, zinc, boron etc Jim would produce a report enabling the client to see exactly what a specific crop needed in a specific field that year, this enabled farmers to know exactly what a crop needed without waste and runoff and often reduced the amount of fertilizer they actually needed.

Continue reading Thursday 4th October 2012