Tennessee: Time to Test the Soil – Podcast

🕔Oct 31, 2018Get the dirt on soil testing from Dr. Angela McClure. She explains the benefits of testing in the fall and the biggest mistake she sees producers making when they soil […]

Illinois: Fall Fertilization – Be Aware of Costs While Covering Nutrient Basics

🕔Oct 30, 2018With 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 […]

Mississippi: All About Potash – Podcast

🕔Oct 26, 2018Dr. 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.

Texas: Soil Health – 5 Common Misconceptions

🕔Oct 10, 2018This week I was in Mitchell County, Texas to talk about cover cropping (see companion article in this month’s RCNL). As cover cropping has become a national topic of interest […]

Minnesota Corn: Nitrogen Credits – How Will Soybeans, Cover Crops Affect Next Season?

🕔Oct 5, 2018With a wet growing season in some areas of the Midwest, we’ve received a lot of questions about nitrogen credits in 2019. Here’s a look at how soybean and cover […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Where Nickel (The Nutrient) Fits Into Fertility

🕔Sep 7, 2018In late the 20th century scientists determined that nickel (Ni) was an essential component of urease, an enzyme necessary for the breakdown of urea in plant cells. Urease is the only […]

Minnesota Corn: Living Mulch – Kura Clover Improves Yields, Reduces Nitrogen Input

🕔Aug 17, 2018A living mulch is a cover crop under-seeded into annual crop production. Kura clover is a vegetatively-spreading, nitrogen (N)-fixing, winter-hardy perennial legume native to eastern Europe. Kura clover’s spreading habit […]

Minnesota: Fall Manure Applications – 8 Things to Keep in Mind

🕔Aug 16, 2018With a potentially tight window for getting on fall manure in the coming months, the best policy is to be prepared. Now’s the right time to start thinking about fall […]

Minnesota: Managing P and K in Flooded, Ponded Soils

🕔Jul 20, 2018The 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 […]

Alabama: Interpreting Soil Test Reports

🕔Jul 18, 2018Most Alabama soils are naturally low in plant-available nutrients and must be fertilized to maintain crop production. Soil testing is critical to improve soil fertility for production of row-crops, specialty […]

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