Minnesota Soybeans: Is It Feasible to Lower My Soil pH?

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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 […]

Minnesota Corn: How to Select the Right Starter Fertilizer

🕔May 10, 2018We had a late start to the season, and planting is later than usual. Should you use a starter fertilizer? The answer to that question is that it depends. Some […]

Minnesota: 5 Best Practices for Late Fall Fertilizer Management

🕔Dec 7, 2017Late fall can present challenges when it comes to fertilizer application. If you don’t apply fertilizer at the right time in the fall, you risk loss of nutrients via runoff. […]

Minnesota: 5 Tips for Getting the Most out of Fall Soil Sampling

🕔Oct 18, 20171. Sample at the correct depth We calibrate soil test results to a specific sampling depth, so it’s important to get this right. Immobile plant nutrients tend to accumulate near […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Nutrient Deficiencies – What Can We Learn from 2017?

🕔Aug 30, 2017Throughout the 2017 growing season, we’ve seen a few trends in nutrient management that stand out. By taking a look back at our observations, we’re better able to plan for […]

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