Corn, Soybeans: Managing Crops After a Lot of Mid-Season Rain Jul 27, 2021

🕔Jul 27, 2021
In an article posted last week I described the effects of rainfall and standing water on corn plants, especially corn roots, and what this might mean for corn crop prospects. Here, we’ll […]

Arkansas Rice: Mid-Season Nitrogen – Soil-Applied or Foliar? Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
As has been common this time of year the past few years, there are recommendations being made to apply nitrogen (N) using a foliar spray application piggy-backed with a fungicide […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Late-Season Nitrogen Application – Does It Work? Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
Nitrogen (N) is the most yield limiting nutrient for any row crop including soybean. Since soybean, like other legume crops, can fix atmospheric N symbiotically through Rhizobium bacteria (Bradyrhizobia japonicum), […]

Arkansas Rice: Time to Address Nutrient Management Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
It’s finally getting hot and dry and feeling like summer.  Mosquitoes are showing up with a vengeance this week and that topic seems to come up in every phone call.  […]

Mississippi Corn: Estimating Nitrogen Loss from the June Flood Jun 26, 2021

🕔Jun 26, 2021
The recent extraordinary rainfall and associated flooding has generated substantial concern about nitrogen (N) loss and fertility management in corn. The unique situation about this year’s event is it occurred […]

Mississippi: Flood Damaged Corn Outlook and Nitrogen Management – Podcast Jun 26, 2021

🕔Jun 26, 2021
On this episode of the Mississippi Crop Situation podcast, Dr. Erick Larson and Corn Verification Program assistant Mr. Nolan Stapleton discuss the recent flooding in Mississippi and the effect it’s […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Diagnosing In-Season Potassium Deficiency Jun 23, 2021

🕔Jun 23, 2021
Potassium (K) deficiency can decrease more than 50% soybean yield across soil types that range from sandy loam to clay loam. Potassium deficiency symptoms in soybean first appear as irregular […]

Arkansas Rice: Moving into Midseason, Managing Flood Damage Jun 21, 2021

🕔Jun 21, 2021
We’re still dealing with the aftermath from the flooding events in South AR and that’s driving most discussions these days.  With the hot and dry conditions, we’re at an odd […]

Alabama Cotton: Sidedress Fertilizer Applications Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
With cotton planting dates varying widely across the state, time for sidedress fertilizer may or may not be fast-approaching. Regardless of planting date, demand for nitrogen (N) increases significantly after […]

Texas: Nutrient Management – Iron Deficiency Made Worse by Wet Weather Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
Much of Texas has experienced heavy rains, cloudy conditions, and water-logged soils since early May.  Many crops will show signs of nutrient deficiency under such conditions.  These include iron (Fe) […]

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