Things aren’t always what they seem in agronomy as in engineering. There are many causes and effects. Only with experience can you learn to look through the noise.
If you are not walking your own fields, it is crucial you trust the person doing it for you. There are many experienced professionals that can help but it is difficult to replace your firsthand knowledge of your own operation.
As land owners, we need to ensure that our land is healthy and nourished, not only our plants.
It is easy to forget our fields once the harvest is in the bin and the last pull [...]
I recently came across an article written by NDSU Extension Agent, Brad B [...]
With new technological developments in measuring soil productivity, more emphasis will be put on stewardship and production potential when determining land values.
Phosphate fertilizers are applied in the top 3-4” of a soil profile and don’t typically move much. One of the biggest challenges to getting accurate year to year results is a consistent sampling depth. It’s crucial to get an accurate 0-6” depth.
Starter fertilizer can have a negative effect on canola seedling emergence, especially on eroded knolls testing high in calcium carbonates.
I was at a customer field this spring performing a routine planter check looking [...]
The modern approach to agriculture is focused on the production of monoculture c [...]