Despite depressed crop prices, fertilizer is on an upward trend.
Minimizing hypoxia, the lethal absence of oxygen in water, is critical to protect the environment.
You can’t change the weather. But knowledge and technology can help crops cope with any curveballs Mother Nature throws your way.
Add just enough fertilizer, and crops thrive. Add too much, and you may end up with contaminated surface and groundwater.
By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press
No crop voodoo or mystery ingredients: Jim Nichols’ corn yields have jumped by an astounding 100 bu. per acre.
Gone are the days of planting soybeans and simply leaving them to do their own thing.
This article appeared in the February 2017 issue of Farm Journal.