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Monthly fertilizer prices: Comparing 2014 through 2009

04/16/14

Fertilizer prices have been increasing in recent months; however, per acre fertilizer costs should be lower in 2014 than in recent years.

Quick start and short-term fertility will be focus

04/14/14

Lower commodity prices, high land rent costs and the desire to get a running start on the 2014 growing season will combine to make use of starter fertilizers an attractive option for farmers this spring.

Pop up fertilizers: What you need to know

04/14/14

Pop up fertilizers should not be confused with “starter fertilizers,” which is the application of fertilizer materials to the side of the seed furrow.

What are N application options in a compressed spring?

04/09/14

Questions are already coming about options for nitrogen (N) fertilization this spring, and the usual question should time be taken to get N applied or plant corn and apply N later.

Effective starter fertilizer use in corn

04/07/14

Many producers could benefit by using starter fertilizer when planting corn. Starter fertilizer is simply the placement of some fertilizer, usually nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P), near the seed — which "jump starts" growth in the spring.

What are nitrogen application options for corn? (04/07/14)

India to buy Uralkali potash at lowest price in 7 years (04/02/14)

Nitrogen application recommendations for wheat (03/31/14)

Unpredictable soybean response to starter fertilizer (03/31/14)

Kentucky wheat: Significant N losses suspected (03/26/14)


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