Phosphorous and Starter Fertilizer

From AgVenture's Seeds for Success Agronomy Update, April 2014

Soil fertility specialists note the crop actually benefits only 5-10 percent of the time from having the phosphorus banded with nitrogen. The rest of the time, nitrogen gives the full response. In most cases, 28-percent urea ammonium nitrate is equivalent or better than ammonium polyphosphate (APP) as a starter fertilizer. There are some situations where including phosphorous in starter fertilizer is beneficial:

Planting Patience

May 3, 2013 - Submitted by the AgVenture Agronomy Team

With a delay in the planting season in most of our areas, it’s important to keep your patience and stay the course for raising an exceptional corn and soybean crop.  It's all about EAR and POD count regardless of the calendar or " price per bushel".

The number # 1 priority is proper soil conditions.

Regardless of what the weather does, we need to do the right things.


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