Source: By George Silva, Michigan State University
As crops are being harvested and grain is taken to the storage or elevator, it is time to estimate the amount of nutrients that are removed by this grain, particularly the three major nutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium.
Farmers and ranchers are businesspeople, and the questions that often present the most significant barrier to adoption of soil health management systems pertain to the business case. The Soil Health Institute interviewed 100 farmers in 9 states who have adopted soil health systems and used partial budget analysis to evaluate whether soil health practices increase or reduce profitability.
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