Once harvest comes to an end, some growers will shift their focus to strip-tillage. Fabian Fernandez, University of Illinois Extension specialist in plant nutrition and soil fertility, offers a few thoughts on applying nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium with strip-till this season.
Although considered less mobile than nitrogen, P leaching does occur in Florida due to its sandy soils. Best Management Practices—BMPs—have been developed to reduce the environmental losses of nutrients including P.
Fertilizer firm Yara agreed to buy a 60 percent stake in Brazilian phosphate miner Galvani Indústria for $390 million, including future equity commitments, further expanding in its key market.
Late season potash deficiency in cotton (08/06/14)
Phosphorus fertility for wheat (07/21/14)
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