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 […]

Illinois Corn: Cutting Fertilizer Rates to Save Costs Aug 26, 2020

🕔Aug 26, 2020
Many farmers could experience greater financial returns by reducing fertilizer rates.  Many farmers apply nitrogen at rates above those recommended by land grant university research.  Moreover, in 2017, UIUC university […]

Virginia Cotton: Considerations for Fertilizer Side-Dressing Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
The cotton during the first week of planting is all at about the 7 leaf stage and the 8th leaf is clearly visible in the bud.  This has brought us […]

Iowa: Research Reveals Answers Regarding the Use of Liquid Potassium in Rainy Seasons May 27, 2020

🕔May 27, 2020
Iowa State University (ISU) research has evaluated corn and soybean response to preplant potassium (K) fertilizer placement methods and starter since the middle 1990s. These results have been used for […]

Alabama Cotton: Need More Potassium? Probably Not, At Least Not Here Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
A common question posed by Alabama cotton producers is, “Are Auburn soil tests recommending enough potassium (K) to meet the demands of new, higher-yielding cotton varieties?” This is a valid […]

Nebraska Corn: Why Potassium Applications Rarely Matter To Yields Dec 23, 2019

🕔Dec 23, 2019
Why do Nebraska soils tend to have high potassium (K) availability, even with high yields and often without fertilizer K application? Why are yield responses to fertilizer-K infrequent? The answers […]

Illinois: Nutrient Movement Off Frozen, Snow-Covered Soil Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
Snow has now fallen throughout much of Illinois, and temperatures have dropped going into the last weeks in 2019. With the recent Illinois Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy biennial report highlighting […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Fall Fertilizer Considerations in 2019 Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
The high number of prevented-planting fields in some areas, the late start to harvest, and the inability to apply P and K fertilizer as planned last fall or this past […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Tissue Testing Requires Cautious Use, Interpretation Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
In-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, 2019

🕔Apr 3, 2019
Flooding 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 […]

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