Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Tissue Testing Requires Cautious Use, Interpretation

🕔Jun 21, 2019In-season plant tissue testing can be useful in diagnosing nutrient deficiencies in field crops, but it must be used with caution. Extra care is needed this year given the unusual […]

Iowa: Applying Flood Adulterated Grain as Crop Nutrients

🕔Apr 3, 2019Flooding has been extensive in several areas of Iowa this spring. In some cases, stored grain has been affected by flood waters. Land application of flood adulterated grain as a […]

Minnesota: Late Spring Applications of Phosphorus, Potassium – Podcast

🕔Mar 22, 2019In this episode, Dan Kaiser, Lindsay Pease, Melissa Wilson, and Jeff Vetsch discuss phosphorus and potassium application in a late spring. Should growers be concerned when applying P and K […]

Iowa Corn: How Will Unharvested Soybeans Affect Soil Nutrients?

🕔Mar 19, 2019Flooded fields and wet soil conditions in the fall 2018 meant some soybean fields were not, or are not going to be harvested. Also, some fields occasionally experienced significant shattering […]

Minnesota: Spring Fertilizer – What Are the Top Considerations?

🕔Mar 15, 2019After a fall when planned fertilizer applications could not be made, tough decisions need to be made in spring. Planting at the optimum time is crucial to ensure optimal yield […]

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Global Phosphorus Faces Supply Issues

🕔Dec 11, 2018The world phosphorus fertilizer market appears well balanced heading into 2019, but there are signs pointing to possible supply issues, especially if environmental regulations take hold and reduce Chinese production […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Fall Fertilizer Application Outlook

🕔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. […]

Illinois: Fall Fertilization – Be Aware of Costs While Covering Nutrient Basics

🕔Oct 30, 2018With harvest winding down in most of Illinois after another year with high to very high yields, it’s time to review some basics of fall fertilization. Neither fertilizer nor grain […]

Mississippi: All About Potash – Podcast

🕔Oct 26, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center have a conversation about potash.

Minnesota: Fall Fertilizer Decisions – DTN

🕔Sep 5, 2018Farmers face tough nutrient management decisions as the fall fertilizer application season rapidly approaches. Issues with tight crop margins and possible uncooperative weather cause nutrient losses will factor into whether […]

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