When to apply phosphorus is a frequently debated topic. Research has shown that seasonal timing (fall vs. spring) has little effect on phosphorus availability due to its limited mobility in soils.
Soybean temperature requirements are different from corn. It is something worth taking into consideration as you manage your soybean crop.
Is fall burndown a part of your crop management system? If not, you may struggle with proper weed control. Many varieties of weeds are becoming more and more difficult to manage. We continue to see resistance in weeds. You are likely noticing the same thing.
We are still sending out seed for cover crops this week. The blend in this video is a mix of Rape Seed and Annual Ryegrass. Cover crops help to increase earthworm populations, improve soil microbiology, build organic matter in soil, reduce compaction and increase aeration.
Oftentimes we evaluate emergence by the number of plants that successfully break through the soil rather than when the plants emerge. Although the number of plants which emerge is important, the timing of emergence is a notable factor in final yield potential. Yield is improved when plants emerge within 10 GDUs of each other. A […]