Phosphorus/Potassium Articles

Strip-tillage recommendations


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.

Seasonal factors can affect phosphorus leaching


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.

Norway's Yara buys Brazilian phosphate miner


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)

Potash Ridge receives ground water discharge permit (07/30/14)

Russia's Uralkali to up potash price for China by 10% (07/30/14)

Mosaic to halt muriate of potash output in New Mexico (07/24/14)

Phosphorus fertility for wheat (07/21/14)

EuroChem launches phosphate ore production in Kazakhstan (07/14/14)

EPA approves state agency approach to develop nutrient criteria (07/10/14)

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