Minnesota: Is Tillage a Fertilizer Best Management Practice? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019With fall winding down and the hard winter freeze setting in, growers may be asking if fall tillage is an option for some fields. While there are pros and cons […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: 5 Tips for Managing Potassium Fertilizer Apr 11, 2019

🕔Apr 11, 2019Decisions on optimal fertilizer management can be challenging in years with low commodity prices. Work is underway to overhaul the corn and soybean potassium (K) guidelines in Minnesota. When making […]

Minnesota Corn: Nitrogen Recommendations Updated Mar 29, 2019

🕔Mar 29, 2019The corn nitrogen guidelines recommended by the University of Minnesota have recently been updated to include data from 2017 and 2018. The current guidelines use the Maximum Return to Nitrogen […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Fall Fertilizer Application Outlook Nov 28, 2018

🕔Nov 28, 2018Fall 2018 has brought late fertilizer applications followed by cold temperatures and freezing soils. Frozen soils can present problems for the application of commercial fertilizers. All commercial fertilizers are water-soluble. […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Is It Feasible to Lower My Soil pH? Oct 10, 2018

🕔Oct 10, 2018There are a lot of ideas out there on how to manage pH of soil to optimize plant growth. One major issue with high pH soils is iron deficiency chlorosis […]

Minnesota Corn: Evaluating Fertilizer Purchase Decisions – 5 FAQs Sep 14, 2018

🕔Sep 14, 2018Tight profit margins are making decisions on inputs to crops difficult for farmers. Decisions on when and where to use fertilizers can be important to ensure maximum profitability. Decisions on […]

Minnesota: 4 Considerations for Fall Sulfur Application Aug 8, 2018

🕔Aug 8, 2018As crazy as it sounds, fall is right around the corner. What’s your strategy for post-harvest fertilizer application?  We’ve been getting questions about sulfur application as farmers look for their […]

Minnesota: Managing P and K in Flooded, Ponded Soils Jul 20, 2018

🕔Jul 20, 2018The 2018 cropping season has been a challenging year for those in areas affected by heavy rainfall and saturated soils. Excessive water can result in the loss of soil nutrients […]

Minnesota Corn: 5 Tips for Effectively Using Plant Tissue Data Jul 13, 2018

🕔Jul 13, 20181. Don’t expect too much. Tissue sampling is not an exact science, so take care to get the most information you can. Optimal nutrient concentration values are specific to a […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Sulfur Management – What You Need to Know Jun 1, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018Soybean plants need sulfur to complete their lifecycle. It’s a key component of amino acids and deficiency can affect soybean concentration and grain yield. While sulfur provides all these benefits […]

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