Potassium (K) fertilization is important for high yields in forage crops such as alfalfa. While K fertilizer has historically been cheap compared to the other major macronutrients, supplying removal rates to alfalfa annually can result in a significant expense to alfalfa producers. Research from the University of Minnesota clarifies when it makes sense to apply K, when it doesn't, and what factors to keep in mind.
Applying manure before seeding alfalfa may seem counterproductive since alfalfa isn't likely to benefit from any nitrogen, but manure may also have large amounts of macro and micronutrients the crop needs, says University of Nebraska Extension.
Understanding that the need for no-till knowledge is year-round and seeing the opportunity to bridge the unique learning experiences of the annual National No-Tillage Conference in-person event, No-Till Farmer is proud to launch a brand new 2-day online educational event.
Needham Ag understands the role of technology in making better use of limited resources within a specific environment by drawing on a wealth of global experience to overcome the challenges facing today's farmers, manufacturers and dealers.