With higher fertilizer prices, it appears that many no-tillers are taking a closer look at how nutrients other than nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium can help keep no-till soybean yields at a high level.
Nutrien announced today the launch of Smart Nutrition MAP+MST fertilizer powered by MST, the latest system for delivering sulfur and phosphate to meet crop needs and maximize production just in time for the fall application season.
While sulfur provides many benefits to the soybean crop, research shows that the best way to manage sulfur in soybeans is not to apply fertilizer S directly to soybeans, but to corn in a corn-soybean rotation.
A soil test for available sulfate in the soil profile is available. For proper interpretation of this test, soil organic matter, soil texture, the crop to be grown, and the expected yield level all need to be considered.
Concerns among no-tillers about the impact of high nitrogen (N) rates on soil acidity appear to be on the increase. And it’s more of a problem with continuous no-till since some growers are spreading less lime due to increasing soil organic matter and decomposition.
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