Alabama Peanuts: Wet Fall Contributes to Low pH and Zinc Toxicity

🕔Aug 15, 2019Several Alabama producers have observed “spotty” areas in peanut fields containing plants which are severely stunted and have split-stems, which are typical symptoms of zinc toxicity. A wet fall and […]

Missouri: Dicamba – 5 Things We’ve Learned — At Least So Far

🕔Apr 9, 2019As we prepare for another year with the Xtend soybean and cotton system, we thought it would help to briefly summarize some of the most important things we’ve learned about […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Is It Feasible to Lower My Soil pH?

🕔Oct 10, 2018There are a lot of ideas out there on how to manage pH of soil to optimize plant growth. One major issue with high pH soils is iron deficiency chlorosis […]

Alabama: What Is the Difference Between Agricultural Lime and Gypsum?

🕔Feb 2, 2018As growers receive results from their soil tests, I am commonly asked what is the difference between agricultural lime and gypsum.  The follow up question is usually “can I use […]

Minnesota: New Research Shows Increased Yield with Liming Treatments

🕔Jan 30, 2018When needed, liming materials can be major beneficial inputs for crop production in Minnesota. When soils are acid, lime will neutralize the soil to the ideal pH. pH can affect […]

Minnesota Nutrient Management: Soil pH and Liming 101 – Podcast

🕔Jan 23, 2018Starting with the basics, this episode of the podcast is your guide to managing soil pH on the farm. Melissa Wilson, John Lamb and Dan Kaiser discuss how fertilizer and […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Managing Phosphorus, Potassium, and pH Following Drought

🕔Aug 23, 2017Dry conditions this summer in some parts of Iowa will result in low and variable crop yield. Low or variable crop growth and yield significantly affect phosphorus (P) and potassium […]

Virginia Peanuts: Some Plants Turning Yellow, a Variety of Possible Causes

🕔Aug 9, 2017According with the FSA, 26,323 acres of peanut were planted this year in Virginia; and the crop progresses well so far. The early May planted peanuts are getting close to […]

Michigan Corn: Leaf Striping – What’s the Cause?

🕔Jun 29, 2017In 2017, several corn fields in Michigan’s Ingham and Eaton counties are showing excessive leaf striping, or interveinal chlorosis. Striped areas are sometimes interspersed with patches or rows of almost […]

Georgia Peanuts: 8 Steps for Proper Soil Fertility

🕔May 18, 2017Because the peanut plant is a deep-rooted legume that fixes nitrogen and is a good scavenger of “P&K’, most people say it doesn’t need a lot of fertilizer. That is […]

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