Minnesota Corn: How to Select the Right Starter Fertilizer

🕔May 10, 2018We had a late start to the season, and planting is later than usual. Should you use a starter fertilizer? The answer to that question is that it depends. Some […]

Ohio Corn: Adjusting Management Practices for a Late Start

🕔Apr 24, 2018As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the […]

North Dakota: Corn Responds to Phosphorus Starter Fertilizer, Says Study

🕔Apr 9, 2018Phosphorus-based starter fertilizer can increase corn grain yield and test weight, North Dakota State University research shows. That finding is the result of a decade of NDSU phosphorus-based starter fertilizer […]

Minnesota Corn: Should You Use an In-Furrow Starter This Year?

🕔Mar 13, 2018Low corn prices will often mean some evaluation of management costs for growers across Minnesota. Looking ahead, should you consider using an in-furrow starter fertilizer? It can present additional costs, […]

Arkansas Rice: 7 Considerations for Using Starter N Fertilizers

🕔Apr 24, 2017With so much rice planted early and much of it emerging, the questions turn to “starter” nitrogen (N) fertilizers. Most often we’re talking about ammonium sulfate (AMS), but sometimes it’s […]

Nebraska: Making Decisions About Starter Fertilizer

🕔Apr 24, 2017As you evaluate the cost of inputs you may use this spring, consider this: Only focusing on expenses without subsequent income changes is misleading. Even if you have less money […]

Kansas Wheat: Starter Fertilizers Can Pay If Used Correctly

🕔Sep 6, 2016A little fertilizer at or near planting time can help jumpstart wheat toward a successful crop, but producers have to be careful to apply it correctly, said Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, […]

Flint on Crops: Starter Fertilizers Can Raise Yields, Profits

🕔May 2, 2016The subject of starter fertilizer use in crops has been bounced around for many years. It has gotten to the point that few people in my profession talk about it […]

Midwest Soybeans: Does Starter Fertilizer Pay Off? It Depends. – DTN

🕔Mar 30, 2016An application of starter fertilizer may give soybeans a head start in the spring when planting earlier than normal. As with corn, when soils are cool in the spring, dry […]

South Dakota Winter Wheat: Testing Starter Fertilizers

🕔Sep 17, 2015Winter wheat planting season is soon at hand. Questions often abound on the issue of fertilization rates, timing and placement. Over the years, a lot of research has focused on […]

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