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Avoiding Hidden Hunger in Your Crops with Micronutrients

Watch out for Hidden Hunger this season! Symptoms of nutrient deficiencies may not be seen; however, this doesn’t mean the crop has a sufficient supply of micronutrients. Often times crops can be in the hidden hunger range, where crop yield is affected, but symptoms do not appear. Micronutrients are essential for plant growth and reproduction. […]

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Applying Foliar Fertilizer When Your Crop Needs Them Most

Foliar fertilizers can provide immediate nutrients to the crop during the growing season to overcome or prevent deficiencies and increase yield. They are used in much smaller amounts per acre and applied with a sprayer, typically with a pesticide. Foliar fertilizers are a supplement to soil applied fertilizer, not a replacement. Foliar fertilizers are typically […]

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How to Develop a Nutritional Plan

Developing a Nutritional Plan Know Your Nutrients What nutrients are required to make a bushel of grain? Most growers immediately think of Nitrogen, Phosphorous, and Potassium. Some other producers may also think about Sulfur, Zinc, and Manganese. But it also takes a plethora of other micronutrients – such as Chlorine, Iron, Molybdenum, Aluminum, Calcium, etc […]

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