Louisiana Cotton: Diagnosing In-Season Potassium Deficiency Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
Potassium (K) is the second most critical nutrient after nitrogen (N) for cotton production. Potassium deficiency can cause significant lint yield reduction with reduced fiber quality. Cotton experiences K deficiency […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Late-Season Nitrogen Application – Does It Work? Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
Nitrogen (N) is the most yield limiting nutrient for any row crop including soybean. Since soybean, like other legume crops, can fix atmospheric N symbiotically through Rhizobium bacteria (Bradyrhizobia japonicum), […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Diagnosing In-Season Potassium Deficiency Jun 23, 2021

🕔Jun 23, 2021
Potassium (K) deficiency can decrease more than 50% soybean yield across soil types that range from sandy loam to clay loam. Potassium deficiency symptoms in soybean first appear as irregular […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Protect Yield Potential After Slow, Rainy Planting Season Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
The progress of 2021 soybean planting season has been behind the five-year average from the beginning due to weekly heavy rains throughout the state. The optimum soybean planting window is […]

Louisiana Sorghum: Planting and Nutrient Management Tips Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Louisiana growers are expected to plant more acres to grain sorghum this year compared to previous years. Grain sorghum is a good option for dryland fields where productivity is marginal. […]

Louisiana Corn: Starter Fertilizer – Is It Needed? Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Starter fertilizer is also called “pop-up” fertilizer and usually applied in the seed furrow or in 2 by 2 band i.e., 2 inches side and 2 inches below the seed […]

Louisiana Corn: Nitrogen Rate and Fertilization Timing Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Nitrogen is the most yield limiting nutrient for corn production. Corn requires nitrogen for amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll is the key component for photosynthesis. Insufficient chlorophyll content […]

Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply Pre-Tassel Nitrogen? Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Nitrogen is the most yield limiting nutrient for corn production. Corn requires nitrogen for amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll is the key component for photosynthesis. Insufficient chlorophyll content […]

Louisiana Soybeans: What to Know About Nitrogen Fixation Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
There have been recent concerns about possible conditions leading to deficient nitrogen fixation in soybean plants. A planting date trial at the Dean Lee Research Station was established on March […]

Louisiana Corn: Should You Apply Pre-Tassel Nitrogen? Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Nitrogen is the most yield liming nutrient for corn production. Corn requires nitrogen for amino acids, protein, and chlorophyll production. Chlorophyll is the key component for photosynthesis. Chlorophyll deficiency results […]

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