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 […]

Kentucky Corn: High Salt Fertilizers Cause Root Burn

🕔May 21, 2015High salt fertilizers such as UAN, can burn sensitive radical roots, setting corn back.

South Dakota Soybeans: Mixed Results from Starter Fertilizers

🕔May 13, 2015The use of starter fertilizer, while very common in corn production, is not a routine practice for many soybean producers. While the limited use of starter fertilizer in soybeans may […]

Corn: Starter Fertilization Can Sometimes Boost Yield

🕔Mar 23, 2015When Is Starter Fertilizer Beneficial? Starter fertilizer can be used to complement pre-plant fertilization of crops to increase yield and economic returns to production. However, its use will not be […]

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