Ideas, information and insights from real farmers on effective crop nutrient management strategies.

Are cover crops beneficial for yields?

This is an often asked question that has mixed results in scientific literature. There is geographic specificity to this answer. In the southeastern U.S., there is some good work that shows growing cover crops in rotation can provide yield increases (especially if you are rotating… Read More

What time of year is best to apply K?

There is not really a best time of the year to apply K. The goal of fertilization is to ensure that adequate K is available within the soil to supply plant nutrient demand, so timing is not especially critical. There are, however, a few exceptions… Read More

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