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Flint on Crops: Lime Is Fertilizer Too – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Lime Is Fertilizer Too – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔May 15, 2017

As I have worked with growers through the years one of the ideas that has kept coming up is how to choose between applications of lime or “fertilizer”. There seems to be a great misunderstanding about the importance of these

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Texas: Soil Scientist Seeks Optimum Fertility Solutions

Texas: Soil Scientist Seeks Optimum Fertility Solutions

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔May 12, 2017

Dr. Katie Lewis is going for the triple-whammy against negative soil fertility issues on the Texas High Plains.   When it comes to applying fertilizer, Lewis, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research soil scientist at Lubbock, is seeking to optimize its

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Illinois: Is Feb. a Good Time to Apply Nitrogen?

Illinois: Is Feb. a Good Time to Apply Nitrogen?

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔Feb 23, 2017

The unseasonably warm and dry weather we have had during February this year has a lot of people applying ammonia, and others considering it. This raises the question of whether or not February is a good time to apply NH3, and also

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Illinois: Soil Fertility Seminar, Feb. 28

Illinois: Soil Fertility Seminar, Feb. 28

👤By Angie Peltier, University of Illinois 🕔Feb 13, 2017

Soil fertility, crop production practices and environmental stewardship will be the foci of a Soil Fertility Seminar on February 28, 2017 in 18 different University of Illinois Extension county offices. Presentations will be delivered through web conferencing from 9 a.m.

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Flint on Crops: Look Deeper at Soil Fertility – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Look Deeper at Soil Fertility – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 13, 2017

We have all heard the old saying that “beauty is only skin deep”. The same kind of thing may be true for some of the fields where we grow crops. There are several situations in which the problem of poor

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Arkansas: Soil Fertility Clinic, Jonesboro, Feb. 15

Arkansas: Soil Fertility Clinic, Jonesboro, Feb. 15

👤By Mary Hightower, University of Arkansas 🕔Jan 24, 2017

Cover crops, soil amendments and the effect of soil sample timing on nutrient concentration are among the topics on the agenda for the 2017 Soil Fertility Clinic, set for Feb. 15 at the Arkansas State University campus in Joneboro. The

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California: Plant and Soil Conference, Fresno, Jan. 31-Feb. 1

California: Plant and Soil Conference, Fresno, Jan. 31-Feb. 1

👤By Michelle Leinfelder-Miles, University of California 🕔Jan 20, 2017

The California Chapter of the American Society of Agronomy will be holding its annual Plant and Soil Conference January 31 and February 1 in Fresno, California. Program information and agenda are available here.  Keynote presentation: “Agricultural Information Overload-Separating Fact from Fiction”

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Iowa: Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management Short Course, Ames, Feb. 8-9

Iowa: Soil Fertility, Nutrient Management Short Course, Ames, Feb. 8-9

👤By Brent Pringnitz and John Sawyer, Iowa State University 🕔Jan 20, 2017

Making sound soil fertility management decisions is an important part of successful crop production, on both an economic and environmental level. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering a two-day short course focusing on principles of soils, soil

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Arkansas: Soil Fertility Clinic, Jonesboro, February 15

Arkansas: Soil Fertility Clinic, Jonesboro, February 15

👤By Leo Espinoza, University of Arkansas 🕔Jan 19, 2017

The Arkansas Plant Food Association in collaboration with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture and Arkansas State University would like to invite you to attend the 2017 Soil Fertility Clinic to be held at the Cooper Alumni Center

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Flint on Crops: It’s Always About the Soil

Flint on Crops: It’s Always About the Soil

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Nov 21, 2016

The production year has for all practical purposes passed even though there may be a little cotton still to be harvested and more modules to be ginned. One gin I visited a few days ago has enough cotton on their

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