By Brian Essinger, DeKalb/Asgrow Territory Manager
I know we are in the middle of harvest, but with soybeans coming off you are beginning to make fertility decisions right now.
Here are a few tips and guidelines to make sure you are not shorting yourselves and put enough fertilizer on for maximum yields in 2012. Yields are better than expected in many places throughout Ohio and that means more nutrients were removed from the soil. Your fertility decisions this fall will impact your yield in 2012. Do not short yourself.
1. Fertilize every field every year no matter which crop you are rotating to or which crop you just harvested. I am going to give you information on the big three macro nutrients, but we are seeing more micronutrient deficiencies each year. Check with your retailer on how to cover your Macro and Micro needs.
2. Variable rate is the most profitable, efficient, and economical method because it gets what you need where you want it.… Continue readingRead More »