Articles Tagged with ''phosphorus''

Phosphorus, Potassium Fertilizer Recommendations For High-Yielding Soybeans

The keys to maximizing the economic returns from phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer applications are a comprehensive soil testing program and maintaining P and K soil test levels above their respective critical levels. The critical level for a given nutrient is the soil test level at which 95% to 97% of the crop’s yield potential will be reached with no additional inputs of the nutrient.
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Examine Application Methods To Get The Most From Fertilizer

No-tillers who utilize tissue sampling, band fertilizers, scout for nutrient deficiencies and know the limitations of their soil types can squeeze more bushels of corn from productive no-till soils.
While there are plenty of tools available today for no-tillers to grow high-yielding corn, failure to use all of them can cause corn yield to be left on the table.
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Tips For Getting More From Your ‘P And K’

Building healthier no-till soils, frequent soil testing and other readily available products and practices can help no-tillers stretch their fertility dollars further, regardless of their application system.
The price tag for phosphorus and potassium is way too high for no-tillers to allow nutrients to tie up, float away or just plain not do their job effectively.
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Federal Judge Orders EPA To Assess Fertilizer Runoff

Environmental advocates in states along the Mississippi River have won a round toward a long-term goal of having federal standards created to regulate farmland runoff and other pollution blamed for the oxygen-depleted “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico, and problems in other bodies of water.
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