P358 ORACLE 358 Sun13 Mar ITV 2148:40  6/7 WINTER RAINFALL  THE SCOT$JSH  AND FERTILISER  AGRICULTURAL  NITROGEN  COLLEGES   12th March  EAST OF SCOTLAND Winter rainfall over the East College area was close to the long term average Reaching losses can be regarded there- fore as normal and no adfustment to recommended rates of nitrogen is required.2-18 weeksN T-100C (accumulated tempfrature above OC at 10cm from 1 Feb) has almost been reached in low ground areas. In the abscence of very cold weather apply Nitrogen now (13 March). On higher ground (150-200M) apply nitrogen a week later (20 March). Entry by WSAC
P358 ORACLE 358 Sun15 Mar ITV 2149:52  7/7 DRTHER   EDUCATION  THE SCOTTISH  COURSES  AGRICUL$ZRAL   COLLEGES   2nd March  The three Scottish Agric;ltural Colleges offer a range of co;rses in agriculturf, horticulture, polutry husbandry and food technology. Write for individual prospectuses and further information to: The Secretary,Dept,The East Of Scotland College Of Agriculturf, West Mains Road Edinburgh EH9 3JG. Tel:031-667 1041. The Director Of Studies,Dept,The North Of Scotland College Of Agriculture, 581 King Street, Aberdeen AB9 1UD. Tel: 0224 40291. The Academic Registrar, Dept, The Auchincrrhve, Ayr, KA6 5HW. $fl: 029 252 331N INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY WSAC
P358 ORACLE 358 Sun15 Mar ITV 2151:00  1/7  MARKET PRICES  F2OM THE SCOTTISH   MARKET PRICES  AGRICULTURAL   COLLEGES  March 13th CATTLE: ABERDEEN Feb 27 p/kg dw Steers kg 200-299 300-399 400+ +/- AA AAx 93.7 100.0 92.3 + 5.7 Her Herx 94.9 92.3 92.5 + 2.3 Charx 84.9 81.9 83.4 + 2.9 Friesian 110.5 104.1 92.6 + 8.3 Heifers Av 86.6 87.0 81.8 - Fat Steers 465-555 kg Mar 13 80.18 (MLC Data) HOGGETS Feb 28 Store per head: £.p +/- Blackface 17.89 -0.91 Greyface 30.43 +0.52 Downcross 30.30 +2.17 (21-26.5 kg) Hoggets(21-26\)Mar13 161.0 p/kg Est dcw PIGS Mar 16 p/kg dw (MLC DATA) FMC Bacon A1 87.5 Pork A 95N0