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 […]
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 […]
Dr. 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.
Since early August, farmers and consultants have been reporting what they believed were potassium (K) deficiency symptoms in soybean leaves located in the middle or upper canopy. This is not […]
With the frequent rains this summer, it’s been wet. You may not have been able to get into fields for timely topdress fertilizer applications on your cotton. If you’re still […]
The 2018 cropping season has been a challenging year for those in areas affected by heavy rainfall and saturated soils. Excessive water can result in the loss of soil nutrients […]
It’s amazing how things can change so quickly from one week to the next. The Valley accumulated quite a bit of rainfall last week with most areas receiving anywhere from […]
LSU AgCenter Extension is running a series on managing micronutrients in soybeans, find the first three articles on phosphorus, potassium, and manganese.
It has been said, “If it don’t rain, it don’t matter.” We are putting out landplaster in peanuts now to supplement calcium. If we don’t have enough calcium, we get “pops”. This […]
I have worked with a couple growers that have made 100-plus bushels of soybeans per acre and numerous other growers that have made 90-plus bushels per acre. The one nutrient […]