Texas: 9 Considerations to Guide 2022 Fertilizer Decisions in Summer Crops May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
Fertilizer prices across Texas have nearly doubled since this time last year.  High natural gas prices and high commodity crop prices do not appear to explain fully the price increase […]

Mississippi Corn: Improving Response to Nitrogen Fertilizer May 3, 2022

🕔May 3, 2022
Nitrogen efficiency is certainly a hot topic this year due to extraordinary fertilizer prices. Of course, corn is a crop known to be very responsive to nitrogen fertilizer and needs […]

California Almonds: Fertilizing After a Frost Apr 29, 2022

🕔Apr 29, 2022
Crop load is the major driver in nitrogen (N) and potassium (K) and phosphorus (P) use in an orchard. Those nutrients also make up most of the fertilizer cost/acre. In […]

Iowa Corn: Cold Spring, High Fertilizer Prices Make Starter Fertilizer More Important Apr 28, 2022

🕔Apr 28, 2022
The weather forecast for the rest of April suggests below average temperatures will be likely, which may result in corn planting on soils colder than optimum, which requires careful consideration. […]

Pennsylvania: 8 Tips for Sulfur Management in Field and Forage Crops Apr 28, 2022

🕔Apr 28, 2022
Sulfur (S) is an essential plant nutrient which throughout the 20th century was contributed to croplands in ample quantities from acid rain deposition. However, in recent decades, air pollution controls implemented […]

Kansas Corn: Starter Fertilizer May Boost Yields – Video Apr 21, 2022

🕔Apr 21, 2022
In this video from K-State Research and Extension, agronomist Dorivar Ruiz Diaz explains the benefit of applying starter fertilizers when planting corn. Starter fertilizers refer to a method of applying […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Consider Molybdenum Application in Low pH Soils Apr 21, 2022

🕔Apr 21, 2022
Soil pH is the most important soil quality component that greatly influences soil nutrient availability. Most nutrients are highly available at the soil pH of 6.5 (Figure 1) and most […]

Indiana Corn: Adjust Nitrogen Rate to Maximize Profit Apr 20, 2022

🕔Apr 20, 2022
Corn yield response to increasing nitrogen (N) rate follows the Law of Diminishing Returns – as higher and higher increments of N are applied, the increase in grain yield becomes smaller and smaller (Figure 1). Eventually, maximum yield occurs and applying more N does not increase yield any further. Interestingly, […]

Mississippi Cotton: Economic, Agronomic Considerations for Nitrogen Applications Apr 16, 2022

🕔Apr 16, 2022
Nitrogen fertilization in cotton is complex due to mechanisms of loss, soil types, variety, and application timing. High input costs associated with cotton production confound these grower decisions. Nitrogen prices […]

Kansas Wheat: Yellow Plants Could Be Sign of Sulfur Deficiency – Video Apr 14, 2022

🕔Apr 14, 2022
In this video from K-State Research and Extension, agronomist Dorivar Ruiz Diaz explains reasons for yellowing in wheat, and options available to producers. “One of the factors that might be […]

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