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Managing Nutrient Deficiencies

Posted on Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 by jgibson

Nutrient managementAs you are getting in the fields to side dress, take the time to thoroughly scout your fields, evaluate your nutrient management programs and consider changes to maximize nutrient use. Look for areas of the field showing poor growth, poor color, leaf striping, and other potential nutrient deficiency symptoms. Soil sampling, plant sampling and…

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Growing Season Pains

Posted on Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 by jgibson

Now that planting and replant is finally coming to an end, we’re focusing on nutrient deficiencies, weed control and pests. Here’s what we are keeping an eye on. Nitrogen management Excessive rainfall in early planting season has caused growers to question how much nitrogen (N) was lost. Soil sampling and measuring the concentration of nitrate-…

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Making The Call: Replant

Posted on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 by jgibson

We have wide-ranging field conditions across the region in the first few days of June. Here is our advice to help you make the right decision for your fields. Replant Growers across our footprint are contemplating the hard decision to replant for both corn and soybeans. Replant is a field by field decision, and the…

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