Minnesota: Evaluating Spring Phosphorus Availability

🕔Feb 13, 2018Phosphorus is an essential element for crops, especially in the spring because it stimulates early plant growth, giving the plant a healthy and vigorous start. Spring phosphorus availability can range […]

Pennsylvania: Can I Apply Potash in Winter?

🕔Jan 16, 2018The frozen ground with variable snow cover across the state has led to some farmers choosing to take the time to spread delayed fall potassium applications. The frozen ground provides […]

Minnesota Corn: Fall vs. Spring – When to Apply Phosphorus

🕔Nov 9, 2017Among the major nutrients (nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium), phosphorus (P) has the least mobility. As the fertilizer granule dissolves, most of the P in the fertilizer will likely only move […]

Michigan: Nutrient Removal Rates by Crop

🕔Oct 13, 2017As crops are being harvested and grain is taken to the storage or elevator, it is time to recognize the amount of nutrients that are removed from your field by […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: New Grain Phosphorus and Potassium Numbers

🕔Sep 8, 2017Corn and soybean take up relatively large amounts of phosphorus (P) and potassium (K), and much of this P and K ends up in the grain that is taken off […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Managing Phosphorus, Potassium, and pH Following Drought

🕔Aug 23, 2017Dry conditions this summer in some parts of Iowa will result in low and variable crop yield. Low or variable crop growth and yield significantly affect phosphorus (P) and potassium […]

Fertilizer Costs 2017-18: Expect Holding Pattern

🕔Jul 13, 2017Fertilizer prices have fallen in recent years, leading to lower fertilizer costs, major costs of producing corn and soybeans that have declined the most since the commodity price declines in […]

Nebraska: Delaying Fertilizer Applications of Phosphorus, Potassium, and Zinc

🕔Mar 8, 2017Phosphorus, potassium and sulfur are essential plant nutrients and, if soil levels are limited, must be adequately supplied to crops to ensure optimal yield. Adding fertilizer containing these nutrients, as […]

Arkansas Rice: Now’s the Time to Address P and K and Liming

🕔Mar 1, 2017We should still be weeks away from any rice being planted which makes now a good time to address many of the questions coming in regarding phosphorus (P) and potassium […]

Fertilizer is Tough Sell in Europe, 50% Less Used in France – DTN

🕔Dec 9, 2016Fertilizer regulations continue to be a burden for Europe’s retailers and farmers as the general public there looks at fertilizer as a bad thing, according to one European fertilizer insider. […]

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