Guideline Index

Chapter 14: Calculating Rates and Costs

14.5 Key Points

  • The amount of fertiliser you apply should be based on the required amount of nutrients.
  • Fertiliser rates are calculated in kilograms of nutrient per hectare.
  • Calculate the amount of fertiliser you need to apply to obtain the required amount of nutrients per hectare.
  • Calculate the amount of nutrient applied by a particular fertiliser application.
  • Fertiliser costing should be based on the total cost delivered and spread to give cost/ha/nutrient as spread.