Nutrient Science

Declining Potassium Levels: A Growing Concern In The Mid-South

eKonomics News Team

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The Mid-South is seeing an increase in potassium deficiency, especially in the last 15 years. Why the decrease? Dr. Bobby Golden, former Rice & Soil Fertility Agronomist at the Delta Research and Extension Center for Mississippi State University, explains why a change in crop rotation has caused soils to test below the critical level for potassium, and what growers should do to get levels back on track and avoid missing out on yields.

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