Why You Shouldn’t Skip Potassium Application, Even In Uncertain Times
Robert Mullen, Ph.D.
Director of Agronomy
To say Dr. Robert Mullen is passionate about agriculture would be an understatement. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in ag business from Cameron University, along with a Master of Science degree in plant and soil science and a Ph.D. in soil science from Oklahoma State University. In addition, Dr. Mullen has been published in a variety of scientific and trade journals. But it’s not just his academic accomplishments that make him unique. It’s his unwavering ability to take complex data and — in simple terms — explain how it impacts a farmer’s bottom line. Dr. Mullen delivers the kind of insightful observations that can lead to a more profitable business. As a leading agronomy expert, Dr. Mullen has a goal to further educate farmers on best management practices that improve their yields and maximize their return on investment.
Experts from across the country weigh in on why growers shouldn’t skip or cut back on potassium fertilizer application, even in uncertain times. Researchers and agronomists agree that skimping on potassium, especially if soils are below the critical level, is a bad idea both scientifically and economically.