Agronomy Update

Starter Fertilizer Role in Increasing Corn Yield

From AgVenture's Seeds for Success Agronomy Update, February 2016

Starter fertilizers can provide essential nutrients to young corn plants during early season growth periods. While it is difficult to predict exactly if yield response will occur, under some conditions, starter fertilizers can greatly improve the potential for yield response. According to University of Illinois research, starter fertilizers provided benefits:

Managing Tillage Plans

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

Fall tillage choices directly impact soil quality and productivity, but it is about an entire system, not just an overall choice. AgVenture encourages growers to
consider their entire cropping plan, assessing site specific conditions, soil and water quality considerations, and the crop to be planted in the spring. Fall tillage considerations include:

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