This time of year, soybeans may begin showing signs of chlorosis or other leaf discoloration in all or parts of the field. There may be many causes of discoloration. Nutrient deficiencies are one possibility.
With my wife, Carrie, and son, Alex, we’re fifth and sixth generation farmers. When we got into strip-till and no-till, it was shortly after we ran into Ray Rawson at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville.
Crop producers may have shied away from making phosphorus or potassium applications last year due to high fertilizer prices, but don’t let bumper corn and soybean yields fool one into thinking an application this fall may not be needed.
On this episode of Conservation Ag Update, brought to you by Montag, we’re on the road at the National Farm Machinery Show in Louisville, Ky. Jeff Hadacheck from Wisconsin-Madison discusses the long term economic benefits of integrating winter wheat in your corn-soybean rotation. Plus, we visit with Brandon Somers at the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) insights meeting. Somers talks about his ideal no-till planter.
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