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 […]

Minnesota: Late Spring Applications of Phosphorus, Potassium – Podcast Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019
In 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, 2019

🕔Mar 19, 2019
Flooded 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, 2019

🕔Mar 15, 2019
After 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 […]

Midwest Fall Fertilizer: Tip 1 – Don’t Jump the Gun – DTN Nov 2, 2018

🕔Nov 2, 2018
With 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 […]

Illinois: Fall Fertilization – Be Aware of Costs While Covering Nutrient Basics Oct 30, 2018

🕔Oct 30, 2018
With 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 […]

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