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Posts tagged with "Nutrient Management"

What's in a Yield Map?

3 mph back and forth across a field gives plenty of time to think. What's the grain cart doing? Why aren't the trucks getting back? Then you stare at the yield monitor and watch that picture come together. Does that picture make sense? Does it fit the management of the field?

Spring 2017- Where Have all the Nutrient$ Gone? Or Are They $till There?

OK- so you probably get it from the title- This blog has something to do with nutrient availability and the investment we all make when growing crops each season. Specifically, I want to reference the crop nutrition that we spent much of the winter talking about and the early spring carefully

Is Your Crop’s “Fuel Tank” Full?

Our crops are in the ground and up in most of the Wheat Growers area, and let me say that the corn that is up and growing in the central and northern areas of the territory look absolutely fantastic! Soybeans are just up and looking great as well. Wheat continues to look excellent. WE HAVE A

Wheat Stubble Management

With small grain harvest rolling along and getting completed make plans to manage your wheat stubble.

Residual Soil Nutrients - A Golden Opportunity

Some fall soil tests are coming back showing significant levels of residual nitrogen and possibly other crop nutrients due to drought conditions and lower than expected crop growth across much of the Wheat Growers service territory.  While residual nutrients can be looked at as a bonus,

Current Soil Tests Vital to Profitability

A two or three year old soil test is no longer adequate for several reasons. While an extremely rough estimate can be made by subtracting crop nutrient removal and adding fertilizer values, it is an approximation at best. Crop yields, increased nutrient removal rates by current

2012 Weather Likely to Affect 2013 Yields

Are you ready for a ride on the yield roller coaster? It’s almost a sure bet that if we have sufficient snowfall and rain over the coming months that many of us will be surprised by our yields again. Next season some of us may be pleasantly surprised with higher than expected yields