Midwest Fall Fertilizer: Tip 1 – Don’t Jump the Gun – DTN

🕔Nov 2, 2018With some harvests lagging and November afoot, there is a strong temptation to race to the field with fertilizer applications as soon as a crop is out.   Stay calm, watch […]

Specialty Fertilizer Market Exploding but Still a Challenging Sell – DTN

🕔Dec 18, 2017The development of specialty fertilizers has seen dramatic growth since 2000 as the fertilizer industry attempts to improve resource management and agricultural profitability while the world’s population increases.  This, in […]

New System Could Remove 2 Water Pollutants from Ag Fields

🕔Aug 1, 2017Algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico use up the majority of the oxygen in the water, leading to massive “dead zones” that cannot support fish or other wildlife. The […]

Minnesota Corn: 4 Early Season Nutrient Deficiencies to Scout For

🕔May 23, 2017As corn starts to emerge amid cool and wet soil conditions, the potential for nutrient deficiencies is high. Proper diagnosis is the important first step to management. Next is deciding […]

Georgia Peanuts: 8 Steps for Proper Soil Fertility

🕔May 18, 2017Because the peanut plant is a deep-rooted legume that fixes nitrogen and is a good scavenger of “P&K’, most people say it doesn’t need a lot of fertilizer. That is […]

Minnesota Corn: Using Soil Tests to Effectively Manage P and K

🕔May 16, 2017With high crop yields in recent years, many producers wonder how much applied fertilizer is enough to hold soil tests at a desired value. Fertilizer ROI depends on the soil’s […]

Iowa Farmers: Less Tillage Reduces Nitrates and Phosphorus in Watershed – DTN

🕔Mar 13, 2017A group of farmers in northern Iowa’s heavily tiled Rock Creek Watershed are voluntarily taking proactive steps to keep nutrients from leaving their land. This farmer-led watershed project in Mitchell […]

Illinois Soybeans: Phosphorous, Potassium Declines Could Cost Yields

🕔Sep 26, 2016Agronomists and growers need to be aware soil test levels for phosphorus and potassium are declining, as today’s high yields are drawing down more than is being supplied. With the […]

Iowa Corn: Research Shows Role for Phosphorus, Potassium Tissue Testing

🕔Jun 7, 2016Background Soil testing is a useful and commonly used diagnostic tool for making phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilization decisions. Tissue testing has been suggested for decades as another tool […]

Nebraska: Price Squeeze on Nutrient Levels and Fertility

🕔Apr 4, 2016Current economic conditions are a challenge for crop producers to earn profits from corn, soybean, winter wheat, and milo production. Following is a discussion around how to make nutrient decisions […]

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