Two tips for growers when planting early is to use effective nutrient management practices and apply in-furrow application.
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Growers can increase plant health and yield by planting earlier in the spring with in-furrow application and applying nutrient management technologies.
One of the best incentives to take advantage of in-furrow technology is the edge it can give you when planting early.
Planting early definitely has benefits, but cold and wet soils can leave young plants susceptible to emergence issues, disease and pests. In-furrow application protects the plant from the very moment it is planted.
Learn how to use starter fertilizer for crops in specific situations, which can lead to better plant health, emergence, and yield increase.
Rick Ekins explains that applying insecticide through in-furrow application can set plants up to excel from the start of the season.
In-furrow application is a proven way to get your fertilizer as close to the seed as possible at planting. With growers planting earlier than ever, the seedlings need as much support as possible when emerging into cool or unpredictable environments.
With in-furrow application becoming more common, we talked with Dean Hendrickson with West Central Distribution about the reasons why more growers are choosing in-furrow.
Using the soil extraction test as described by Brian Kuehl, you can find out which nutrients that are already present in your soil are now available for uptake to your plants after using an in-furrow application of the chelating-agent Levesol.
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, […]
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