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Plant Nutrition
for Asia Agriculture
RLF Sales & Technical Team at Dalian,
Liaoning, January 2019

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GROWING POTATOES IN INNER MONGOLIA (Part 1)

The annual production area for potatoes in Wulanchabu in Inner Mongolia is approximately 4-million mu.Due to the extremes of temperature between day and... Read more

MANGO FLOWERING AND MANAGING CROP NUTRITION FOR THE MANGO SEASON

Hainan Province is one of the main producing areas for mangoes in China. Generally, the Hainan mango begins its flower bud differentiation in 11 -12 months... Read more

CROP NUTRITION FOR MANGO

Mr Feng is a mango grower in Lingshui, Hainan Province. The variety of mango that he grows is Jinhuang.During the mango flowering season in September, h... Read more

RLF DYNAMO HIGH-P SPECIALTY FERTILISER FOR JUJUBE IRRIGATION SYSTEMS IS A WINNER!

On 27th February 2019, 100 people gathered in the growing shed to witness the remarkable results achieved from RLF Dynamo High-P at the rooting and budding ... Read more

BEATING CROP NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY

According to statistics from the Agricultural Technology Department, the diseases caused by crop nutrient deficiency is becoming a worrying problem.Nu... Read more

IMPROVING THE YIELD OF GREEN STORAGE MAIZE

Feed is the key to keeping cattle and sheep strong.This is also the reason why Wulanchabu, as a significant animal husbandry city has actively developed... Read more

EXCHANGING INFORMATION & IDEAS FOR HIGH YIELDING APPLE CROPS

In June 2019, RLF held a high-yield apple nutrition technology exchange program and conference in Penglai, Yantai, Shandong.The meeting consisted of two... Read more

RLF WINS THE SPECIALTY FERTILISER ENTERPRISE GOLDEN HELMSMAN AWARD

On 3rd – 4th June 2019 the China International Special Fertilizer Exhibition and Development Conference was held at the Kunming Intercontinental Hotel. ... Read more

WHEAT GROWS BETTER WITH RLF SPECIALTY CROP NUTRITION

During the key period of wheat heading, flowering and filling, is the corresponding peak period for the crop to accumulate nutrients, increase grain weight ... Read more

POMELO GROWERS ACHIEVE HIGHER INCOMES

Because of poor crop performance last year, pomelo grower Mr Tang met with the RLF Sales Manager for Guangxi Province, Shen Zhiqiang and the team from an Ag... Read more

HOW BSN SUPERSTRIKE HELPED WHEAT CROPS GET HIGHER YIELD

The seedling stage of a wheat crop growth is dominated by its vegetative growth, root development, the growing of leaves and tillers, with the spikelet prim... Read more

GROWING GREAT QUALITY CHERRIES

The mood is changing in favour of high-quality ‘green’ foods, and consumers tend to choose high-quality agricultural products.This in turn drives ... Read more

RESULTS FOR WINTER JUJUBE ON SHOW IN WEINAN CITY

On 27th February 2019, 100 people gathered in the growing shed to witness the remarkable results achieved from RLF Dynamo High-P at the rooting and budding ... Read more

EXTENDING THE LIFE AND QUALITY OF THE STRAWBERRY CROP

Spring is peak season for the production and marketing of strawberry. What follows are several key points for maintaining both quality and yield of strawber... Read more

REAL STORIES, REAL RESULTS

Farmers in this planting region mainly grow greenhouse vegetables such as cucumber, tomato and eggplant. For some time now RLF has been demonstrating how th... Read more

PLANT MILK ORDERING SEMINAR A HUGE SUCCESS

On the morning of 8th January 2019, the Greenhouse Cherry Technology Exchange and the RLF Plant Milk ordering meeting were held in Hanpao Village, Paotai To... Read more

HONEY POMELO GROWS BETTER WITH RLF PRODUCTS

Meizhou is known as the ‘Hometown of Chinese Golden Pomelo’ and has a long history of pomelo cultivation.Grower Mr Li, used an RLF crop nutrition pr... Read more

EXCELLENT RESULTS FOR SUGAR ORANGE

Sugar Orange grower Li Jiaxian of Shatou Town, Cangwu County, Wuzhou City, Guangxi, applied an RLF nutrition program to his 20mu (1.33 hectare) orchard this... Read more

PROVIDING SUPPORT AND INFORMATION FOR CHERRY GROWERS

A Visit to Cherry Growers deep in the FieldPaotai Town in Wafangdian City is one of the most concentrated areas for the greenhouse cultivation of large ... Read more

PREPARING TO GO INTO THE FIELD

RLF’s Agricultural Technology Services Team for the Dalian Station was officially launched for 2019.The Team from the Sales, Technical and Marketing Dep... Read more

IMPRESSIVE RESULTS FOR RICE CROP

As the Northeast rice crops entered their mature harvesting period, the RLF Technical Team revisited the fourth sub-farm of the Friendship Farm to observe c... Read more

COMMON MISTAKES AND MISUNDERSTANDINGS OF MANAGING GREENHOUSE VEGETABLES

At present, there are a high level of mistakes and misunderstandings about fertilising vegetables in greenhouses. This not only wastes fertiliser, but may a... Read more

HOW CALCIUM DEFICIENCY EFFECTS APPLE TREES

Apple trees grow in the same place for years on end, and over this period have had a great need to absorb a lot of nutrients from the soil each and every ye... Read more

BETTER MANAGEMENT OF STRAWBERRY CROPS

Slow expansion and poor colouration are the most common problems of strawberries in winter. These issues are mainly caused by low temperature, insufficient ... Read more

RLF COMMITS TO LONG TERM STRATEGY OF SUPPORT FOR GUANGXI AGRICULTURE

Through the continuous improvement and innovation of agricultural industrialisation in China, vigorous growth and development of agriculture has occurred in... Read more

CROP MANAGEMENT PROGRAM FOR TRANSPLANTING RAPESEED

The best time to transplant rapeseed is when the seedling has reached the 30-day growth period (or more). The following fertiliser program is recommended al... Read more

INCREASING THE FRUIT SETTING RATE FOR CHERRY TOMATO

Cherry tomato is one of the main economic crops in Tianyang County, Baise City. It is very popular in the marketplace if it has good shape, bright colour an... Read more

GROWING HIGH QUALITY SHATIAN POMELO

During the fruit expanding period of the Shatian Pomelo, (which occurred from May to July in 2018), the local weather conditions in Meizhou were more challe... Read more

RLF's STAR PRODUCTS ATTRACT ATTENTION AT TRADE SHOW

Three of RLF's top performing products attracted customers’ attention at the recent 2018 Heilongjiang Plant Protection Conference. The trade show was he... Read more

CROP NUTRITION DELIVERED BY DRONE

After entering the market, plant nutrition and protection delivered by UAV is gaining in popularity because of its high efficiency, time and labour saving c... Read more

FURTHER ACCOLADES FOR RLF

On 7th December 2018, the 21st China Agrochemical Brand Marketing Summit was held in Qingdao. During this summit, the 2018 ‘Good Brands for Farmers’ Awa... Read more

BUSY DAYS FOR THE RLF BOOTH AT CAC 2019

The 20th China International Agricultural & Crop Protection Exhibition opened at the Shanghai New International Expo Center on 5th March 2019. The number of... Read more

RLF JOINS THE ALLIANCE FOR BACTERIAL DISEASE CONTROL

Crop bacterial disease is an increasingly common problem for agricultural production in China. It has now exceeded viruses and has become the second largest... Read more

FERTILISING CUCUMBER AT THE FRUIT BEARING STAGE

Cucumber is a favourite crop in China, having been introduced over 2,000 years ago.There are two distinct types, nominated as the South China and North ... Read more

RLF AT THE 34TH NATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION FAIR

The largest, most popular and most influential conference of the annual agricultural plant protection industry in China – the 34th China Plant Protection ... Read more

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY MANAGE GREENHOUSE VEGETABLES IN WINTER

Low temperature weather not only affects the greenhouse, but it also hinders the growth of vegetables. These conditions make the roots and leaves of the veg... Read more

EGGPLANT AND CUCUMBER GROWERS RECOVER THEIR CROPS

DAY 5 OF THE RLF AGRICULTURAL TECHNOLOGY SERVICES TOUR IN LIAOCHENG, SHANDONG PROVINCEToday, the RLF Agricultural Technology Service Team visited Weizhu... Read more

HOW CUCUMBER AND EGGPLANT PERFORM BETTER

Day 4 of the RLF Agricultural Technology Services TourToday, the efforts of the Team were still focused in Liaocheng, Shandong Province. During the pas... Read more

HELPING CUCUMBER GROWERS

Ready to Go!The RLF Ag Tech Services Team is ready to go on 16th October 2018 on Tiantian Circle, Liaocheng City, Shandong ProvinceCucumbers, Cuc... Read more

LAUNCHING ADVANCED SALES AND TECHNICAL SERVICES TO CUSTOMERS

After the National Day holiday, the Sales Managers from the Northern China Team gathered in Shangqiu, Henan Province. They were here to commence an agricult... Read more

RLF PREPARES TO EXHIBIT AT CAC 2019

The China International Agrochemical and Crop Protection Exhibition is an eagerly awaited three day event held each year in Shanghai, China. It is in its 20... Read more

GOOD NUTRITION GIVES A POSITIVE OUTCOME IN DIFFICULT CLIMATIC CONDITIONS

"It is hard to believe that following the special drought conditions caused by freezing that the land would not suffer losses this year. However, I didn't e... Read more

THE PRACTICE OF RING CUTTING IN CITRUS TREE MANAGEMENT

What is Ring CuttingIt is a commonly used method to strengthen the reproductive growth and weaken the vegetative growth of fruit trees. It forms part ... Read more

RICE INDUSTRY AWARD FOR RLF SPECIALTY FERTILISER BROADACRE PLUS

On 17th September, the 2018 Northeast Cold Area Rice Industry Ecology Conference was held in Harbin.The conference was hosted by ‘The Agriculture and ... Read more

MAKING CITRUS MORE NUTRITIOUS

September is the peak period for citrus growth and development, particularly fruit peel thinning and flesh expansion. It is also an important period for ann... Read more

RLF PRODUCTS NOW AVAILABLE FOR VIETNAMESE FARMERS

VINCO Vietnam has launched a suite of nine key RLF Specialty Crop Nutrition products to the Vietnamese market.This is an exciting time... Read more

RLF DELIVERS AG TECH SERVICES TO MANGO GROWERS

The southern part of Hainan Island enjoys a tropical monsoon climate with excellent light and temperature conditions. With an annual average temperature o... Read more

ROSES ARE RED....

China celebrates its Valentine’s Day on the seventh day of the seventh lunar month, and from this lunar alignment comes its name, Qixi.Roses, as the... Read more

GETTING THE BEST COLOUR FOR GRAPES

Grape colouring is a prime concern for grape growers in China as it has a direct relationship with the economic benefit of each year’s harvest.Many ... Read more

HEALTHIER CHERRIES WITH A COMPLETE NUTRITION PROGRAM

The RLF treated cherry is juicy with sweet flesh and small kernel.The Deli temple Town, Wafangdian County, Dalian City, Liaoning Province is located... Read more

CROP NUTRITION FOR BITTER GOURD AND CUCUMBER

Melons are eagerly awaited as a summer treat. They are cool and refreshing and help prevent heatstroke in hot summer conditions.This article follows tw... Read more

FOUR INDICATORS OF HIGH QUALITY GRAPES

The grape season is coming and grapes of all varieties will soon be on the market. As a stand out in the grape family, the grape variety, Tengren, is popu... Read more

FOLLOWING THE UNSEASONAL COLD AND SNOW

In May 2018 there was a severe snowstorm in Xinjiang, and the temperature remained low. As a major agricultural region, the crops in some parts of Qitai Cou... Read more

MITIGATING THE EFFECTS OF DAMAGE FROM HEAVY SNOW

The snowfall of 23rd May 2018 in Xinjiang, ChinaThis was the scene when heavy snow suddenly fell in Xinjiang.The Xinjiang weather station issu... Read more

THE BENEFITS OF INTEGRATED FERTILISER MANAGEMENT (IFM) FOR COTTON

This article explains how an Integrated Fertiliser Management program better facilitates collaboration and interaction between seed, root and foliage to imp... Read more

THE SECRET OF SELLING CHERRIES FOR MORE PROFIT

The month of May is cherry season in China. And, this year's cherry harvest has made RLF customer Mr Liang of Shandong Weifang very happy indeed!Mr ... Read more

MASTERING THE ART OF FERTILISER SCIENCE MANAGEMENT

Harnessing Crop Nutrition Science for the Sugar OrangeFarmers who grow sugar oranges need to have the courage to look to modern fertiliser practices... Read more

RURAL LIQUID FERTILISERS, LEADERS IN PLANT HEALTH

The 2018 China (Haikou) Global Specialty Fertiliser Conference organised by the Agricultural Headlines and partly sponsored by RLF was held in the Hainan Gu... Read more

HOW TO GET HIGHER PRODUCTION AND BETTER QUALITY STRAWBERRIES

It’s All About Seedling StrengthThe greenhouse strawberry growing season was drawing to a close in China, in May. And strawberry growers began to ... Read more

LET SCIENCE GUIDE YOUR FERTILISER CHOICES

RLF’s core business is delivering agronomic plant nutrition solutions for all agricultural enterprises whether large and commercial, or small scale and loca... Read more

INCREASED TOMATO PRODUCTION ACHIEVED

The Problems for Tomatoes The premature senility of tomatoes is a common phenomenon.The symptoms are expressed by a greater number of malformed and... Read more

BY WORKING TOGETHER OUR FUTURE IS BRIGHT

The 2018 mid-year meeting of RLF China was hailed a great success. It was held in Hangzhou on 23rd – 24th July 2018. Dr Mike Lu, the General Manager and M... Read more

RECOVERING GRAPEVINES FROM SUDDEN COLD AND FROST DAMAGE

Since 2nd April 2018, there has been significant snowfall and continuous low temperatures in most parts of China. The sudden cold affected grapevines as wel... Read more

EARLIER COLOUR AND QUICKER TO MARKET

Cherry is a Complex FruitCherry has the reputation of being the first fruit in spring. It is eagerly awaited by the market and has high economic benef... Read more

JOINING WITH OUR DISTRIBUTOR PARTNERS

Viet Nong Agriculture Materials Corporation (VINCO) has become a valued distributor of RLF products in Vietnam.In April 2018, RLF’s Managing Director ... Read more

PREPARING FOR THE SEASON WITH RLF PLANT MILK

This was the scene when RLF launched a 3-day promotional campaign about the benefits of Plant Milk in Jianjie Village, (Binchuan County, Dali Bai Autonomous... Read more

BROADACRE PLUS ULTRA FOLIAR ON RICE

These five RLF rice demonstration fields are located in Heilongjiang Province, China. The results of these particular trials are interesting because they w... Read more

THE FAST RECOVERY OF THE BETEL NUT PALM

The chewing of betel nut (Areca catechu) is a long-held tradition in many parts of the world. More than 800 years of recorded history of this exists in Hain... Read more

AN INSIGHT INTO INTEGRATED FERTILISER MANAGEMENT FOR WHEAT IN CHINA

Here is a small pictorial review of the effects gained from a recent Integrated Fertiliser Management (IFM) program on a wheat crop in Henan Province, China... Read more

RLF BORON PLUS DELIVERS HIGH YIELD HONEY POMELO CROP

Spring is when the early stage development of honey pomelo occurs. The growing of shoots, flowering and fruiting are the crucial periods for setting yield p... Read more

A GREAT START TO 2018 FOR RLF CHINA

Team China met recently to review and reflect upon their efforts in 2017 and to plan for a successful 2018. This is the Annual Work Summary meeting and duri... Read more

CAMBODIA'S FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH RLF CROP NUTRITION

Two field trials on rice crops of the 2-part Specialty Fertiliser product XFoliar-1 and XFoliar-2 were recently undertaken in Cambodia. The trials proved s... Read more

ACHIEVING HIGH YIELD IN PEANUTS

The RLF China Team recently initiated the High-yielding peanut nutrition program and it achieved excellent results in the northeastern peanut growing re... Read more

REVIEWING CAC2018

RLF always looks forward to exhibiting at one of the most influential international exhibitions and trade shows for the global agricultural industry, and th... Read more

INTEGRATED FERTILISER MANAGEMENT FOR RICE

RLF recently organised a rice production measurement observation meeting in Nanyang Village, Zhangtiansi Town, Gongan County, Jingzhou City, Hubei Provinc... Read more

RLF NUTRITION PROGRAM ADVANCES MANGO FLOWERING

Hainan Province is one of the main producing areas for mangoes in China.Generally, the Hainan mango begins its flower bud differentiation in 11 -12 mont... Read more

RICE IS A SILICON LOVING CROP

October is the rice harvest season in China. The sun lights up the grains of rice and the pleasant smell of rice imbues the air. Silicon is an essential ele... Read more

ENSURING THE BEST SURVIVAL RATE AT STRAWBERRY TRANSPLANTING TIME

The low survival rate in the strawberry crop following transplantation has always been a problem for growers. In order to introduce growers to a crop nutrit... Read more

RLF HELPS FARMERS SOLVE NUTRIENT DEFICIENCY PROBLEMS

the balance between yield and quality of citrus has always been a major concern for citrus growers. And in particular, the physiological disorder of chloros... Read more

SPECIALTY FERTILISER FOR FOOD CROPS ALSO HELPS THE FLOWER TRADE

The Anhui Tribute Chrysanthemum is also called Mount Huang Chrysanthemum or Huizhou Chrysanthemum.Increasing Chrysanthemum production and income ... Read more

WINNING THE TRUST OF STRAWBERRY GROWERS

By combining RLF Fruits & Veggies Plus Ultra Foliar and fertigation specialty crop nutrition product Dynamo High-P, excellent results were achieved by a g... Read more

RESULTS OF RLF PRODUCTS IN CHINA

Peanut is an important oil crop in China.It is widely planted all over the country, and depending upon where they are grown they often form part of an ... Read more

GRAPES IN SEASON IN CHINA

The grapes are ripe and ready for picking. 100,000 tonnes (100,000,000 kg) of grapes, with an anticipated value of Y750m, is expected from the harvest in ... Read more

CROP NUTRITION FROM ABOVE

It's eastern China's turn to experience the growing phenomenon of applying foliar fertiliser from the air via an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV, or drone te... Read more

BEING PART OF THE INTERNATIONAL PLANT PROTECTION EXPO

The 33rd National Plant Protection meeting was held in the Greenland International Expo Centre, Nanchang City, Jiangxi Province from 22nd – 24th November ... Read more

IMPROVING THE HEALTH OF POMELO

The long time dry climate in Luogang Village, Meixian District, Meizhou City, Guangdong Province affected the root development and spring growth for the p... Read more

RLF PREPARES TO EXHIBIT AT CAC 2018

The China International Agrochemical and Crop Protection Exhibition is an eagerly awaited three day event held each year in Shanghai. It is in its 19th year... Read more
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