Are your rows set up for success this year? When crops are in the vegetative growth stage, they most certainly need adequate nutrition. We have seen big yield differences in crops that had row starter fertilizer and in those that did not. Their root systems are something we dig up and learn from year after […]
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As prepay season rolls around, we want to help you spend money and save money in all of the right places. By taking a look at this past year’s results, we can learn what areas need a closer look. At Novus Ag, our team wants to help you succeed in your personal farming goals and find […]
Last Friday, Novus Ag held their Pre-Plant Growers Meeting with special guest, Missy Bauer. Missy is a leading agronomist in the industry and has been a key educator at Corn College since its first year in 2008. Bauer has also worked closely with Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie for over 10 years.
Starting your crops off with adequate nutrition during the vegetative development phase is the primary reason for starter fertilizers. What are starter fertilizers? Starter fertilizers use a small amount of plant nutrients per acre placed in close proximity to the seed, typically at planting. Why are starter fertilizers important? Starter fertilizers can help enhance impeded root […]
Shortly after emergence the plant will rely on nodal roots as the primary source for water and nutrient uptake. If nodal root growth is impeded, the plant will not be able to reach nutrients needed for optimal growth and symptomology will appear above ground. When growth is impeded sporadically throughout the field it is more […]