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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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How does a Growing Degree Unit and emergence impact yield?

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 […]

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