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Spotting Phosphorous Deficiency

Almost every season we see fields of young purple corn in the springs, this purpling can often an early season Phosphorus (P) deficiency caused by cool weather. However, it is always a good reminder of P management. Managing Phosphorus can be difficult due to its high affinity for fixation with soil particles. 80 to 90% […]

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Understanding Nitrification Inhibitors

Nitrification is a natural process in soils that converts ammonium to nitrite and then to nitrate. Nitrate is the dominant form of plant available N in soil and unless taken up by roots, it can be transferred to either water or the atmosphere. Nitrate can leach below the root zone with the potential to be […]

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Micro Az + 6-24-6 vs Untreated

The Novus Ag Performance Plot is up and running! We are currently testing and documenting multiple in-furrow, 2×2 and foliar products. Contact your Novus Ag Sales Associate for a walk-through of the plot to view some of our trials. In this trial, you will see a treated strip vs an untreated strip. For the treated […]

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Understanding Urease Inhibitors

Urea is the most widely used form of N fertilizer, and can be formulated as dry granules or as a fluid, ammonium nitrate (UAN). Urea is also present in animal manures. All these forms of urea have the disadvantage of undergoing considerable losses as ammonia gas if not incorporated into soil soon after application. Factors […]

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