Maximize your return on investment
with a minimum amount of time.
To see how much more money you could earn this year by an investment in phosphorus, pick P. For potassium, pick K.
If you do not see your state, choose “Midwest Hybrid”. The data for “Midwest Hybrid” was assembled using a hybrid model, which takes an average of the data for Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa. If your farming operation is outside the Midwest, more accurate results should be calculated from specific data in your area.
Refer to your most recent soil test to determine how much phosphorus or potassium you have in your soil, measured in parts per million. If you do not have that information, consult your local retailer agronomist, consultant, or extension agent.
To get this number, take the highest yield you’ve ever had and add 10%.
Please enter the nutrient analysis of the fertilizer source you will be using.
If you don’t know the current nutrient price in your area, consult your local retailer agronomist.
For crop prices, please consult our commodity futures prices ticker.
The "university recommended rate" is a default fertilizer rate for each state as recommended by a leading agronomy university within that state (i.e. Iowa State University for Iowa).
The "default value" refers to the dollar per ton cost of ammonia at Mid Cornbelt Terminal prices.
The "default value" refers to the dollar per ton cost of DAP at Mid Cornbelt Terminal prices.
The "default value" refers to the dollar per ton cost of MOP at Mid Cornbelt Terminal prices.
Results have been generalized based upon data from Indiana, Illinois, Iowa and Ohio. More accurate results should be calculated from specific data in your area.
Increase your net return by an average of
* A negative dollar amount illustrates one of two scenarios:
- You are maintaining the current soil test level by supplying a crop removal rate of nutrient (or something that approaches crop removal rate).
- You are building-up your soil test level by supplying more nutrient than your current crop requires.
In both of these scenarios, you are investing current capital for a return to be realized with future crops.
If you add
which supplies number lb/acre of nutrient,
you could increase your yield by
Your crop will be removing
of from your soil
that has a value of