VideoNo. 13 | The Best Preparation for your Seed

Grant Borgward talks about

The Best
Preparation for
your Seed

Farmer and National Sales Manager for RLFs
About this Series
An informative and insightful video series featuring Grant Borgward has been released for 2016.

It has been called FARMER TO FARMER with very good reason.

This series has been developed to enable farmers everywhere to draw knowledge and inspiration from a fellow farmer as well as to spread further the message of RLF products.

Grant Borgward talks about The Best Preparation for your Seed

So, I’m a farmer and I’ve just harvested my seed for the year and it’s in the silo.

What I am now aware of, is the need to keep that seed clean. I’m also aware of the need to keep the weevils out of it and keep it in the silo so that it’s in good condition for the next year.

What I don’t think so much about is the paddock variability that’s in the paddock that I’ve just harvested. Really, it is all sitting there in that seed lot. This means that some of my seeds are going to have good zinc and good phosphorous, and a lot of them are going to have low zinc and low phosphorous, low copper and low manganese.

The seeds are highly variable.

So, if I take just one seed that’s got low zinc, and seed it in an area of the paddock that has high zinc, I’m going to be in trouble from day one. The plant’s level of zinc is simply too low.

That’s the main reason RLF introduced BSN Seed Priming technology.

It allows a farmer to get phosphorous, zinc, copper, manganese and molybdenum into the seed. We’re able to get significant levels of the trace elements into the seed, enough to allow for an extra 1-tonne per hectare of yield production.

The phosphorous in BSN will increase the total phosphorous by 30%.

This sets the plant up for a much more vigorous germination and gives it the building blocks to put bigger root systems on, and to go down further and get more of the granular fertiliser.

About Grant


Grant farms nearly 10,000 ha of mid-west land located southeast of Geraldton in Western Australia. A son of a farmer, Grant’s been bought-up on farm all of his life. In professional life Grant is the National Sales Manager of RLF for the last 18 years.


RLF Products

  • Seed Priming
  • BSN Superstrike
  • BSN Ultra
  • BSN-10

  • Foliar
  • Boron Plus
  • Calcium Plus
  • Potassium Plus
  • Foliar Nitrogens
  • PowerN26
  • PowerN42
  • PowerPK
  • Ultra Foliar
  • Plasma Fusion
  • Plasma Power
  • Broadacre Plus
  • Fruits & Veggies Plus
  • Rapid Foliar
  • Rapid Zinc
  • Rapid Max
  • Fertigation/Furrow
  • Fertigation Plus
  • Plasma Furrow Inject
  • Nutricover
  • Crop-Specific Foliar
  • Canola Plus
  • Cereal Plus
  • Cotton Plus
  • Horticulture Plus
  • Viticulture Plus
  • Nutrient Charger
  • Unidip
  • AdBlue
  • Bulk Fertilisers

Contact Details


1800 753 000 FREE CALL
+618 9334 8700 (Outside Australia)
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