Listen to Steve Carlsen, technical specialist with West Central Distribution, as he discusses the key indicators and how growers can prevent IDC.
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There are three indicators that help determine Iron Deficiency Chlorosis: high levels of calcium carbonate in the soil, salinity and soil pH.
Two tips for growers when planting early is to use effective nutrient management practices and apply in-furrow application.
Growers can increase plant health and yield by planting earlier in the spring with in-furrow application and applying nutrient management technologies.
Battling iron deficiency chlorosis doesn’t have to sacrifice yields. Making more iron available to soybeans opens up options for higher-yielding beans.
Hear from grower Charlie Olson from Cottonwood, MN about how he can use racehorse hybrid soybeans because he uses Soygreen to unlock more iron in his soil.
West Central Distribution is enhancing their Performance Pledge Guarantees featuring their advanced chelating agent Levesol, starter fertilizer Redline, and IDC-combatting formula Soygreen. The guarantees promise a yield increase per acre return for using one of these products in 2016.
Take it from a retailer and learn how to treat Iron Deficiency Chlorosis in soybeans by using Soygreen in-furrow.
View images of crops affected with Iron Deficiency Chlorosis and those that were protected from the condition.
Rate this post Our previous post explained how and why Iron Deficiency Chlorosis (IDC) occurs but to summarize, iron is present in the soil predominantly as ferric (Fe3+) iron as well as in the ferrous (Fe2+) form. For plant roots to uptake iron, the ferric (Fe3+) form must be reduced to ferrous iron (Fe2+). However, […]