California Almonds: Applying Hulls, Shells as Potassium-Rich Amendments Jun 21, 2022

🕔Jun 21, 2022
New studies show that almond hulls and shells release potassium into the soil when they are surface applied as organic matter amendments in the orchard. Potassium release from hulls and […]

Arkansas Rice: Watching for Post-Flood Potassium Deficiency Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
Much of the rice in the state has now gone to flood, and the majority of remaining acres will be getting there quickly.  A common issue that we see every […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Potassium Needs – Could Soil Clay Type Play a Role? Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
Potassium (K) is needed by all plants and potassium deficiencies can significantly reduce crop yield. While the chemistry of potassium in soils is relatively simple, K availability can be significantly […]

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.  […]

Minnesota: Potassium Management Considerations – Podcast May 3, 2021

🕔May 3, 2021
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, three U of M researchers discuss potassium management. What key factors impact potassium availability in soils? Currently, Minnesota suggests banding potassium is more efficient […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Don’t Forget Potassium When Making Fertilizer Plans Sep 10, 2020

🕔Sep 10, 2020
Dry weather conditions early in the 2020 growing season brought about some issues related to potassium (K) that we have not seen for a few years. Soil moisture is required […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Managing Potassium Deficiency – Video May 6, 2020

🕔May 6, 2020
Potassium is the most important yield-limiting nutrient in soybeans, and the plants can suffer a deficiency of it at multiple stages of growth. A new video produced by the University […]

Arkansas: Potassium Deficiency in Row Crops – Video Apr 17, 2020

🕔Apr 17, 2020
Potassium, or potash, is an important nutrient for Arkansas’ major row crops, and a deficiency of it can significantly reduce yields at harvest. A video, “Potassium Deficiency in Row Crops,” […]

Minnesota: Optimal Soil Phosphorus, Potassium Levels – Podcast Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, three U of M researchers discuss optimal phosphorus and potassium levels in the soil. What are some key takeaways that growers should know about […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Potassium Fertilizer – What to Know for Fall 2019 Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019
Changes were made to the corn and soybean potassium (K) guidelines in spring 2019. These changes reflect research funded through fertilizer checkoff dollars provided by Minnesota’s Agricultural Fertilizer Research and […]

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