Plant Tissue Sampling Steps Part 4

Plant Analysis vs. Expectations We are in the middle of the 2020 crop season with early planted corn beginning to shoot tassels and soybeans are beginning to flower. Overall crop appearance and development has made a dramatic improvement with many crops catching up from the slow start due to below normal temps and the cloudy

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Plant Tissue Sampling Steps Part 3

Happy Summer! Plant season is well underway and corn crops are exceeding the 12-inch threshold. During week three of your Shared Insights Program, the key is focusing on the right leaf from each plant for your sample. Joe Sisco, our field representative, is out in the field again to help demonstrate the process for collecting

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Plant Tissue Sampling Steps Part 2

Plant tissue sampling is a valuable crop management tool. Routine soil testing shows levels of nutrient reserves in the soil, which is necessary for a proper soil fertility program. Ensuring that the soil is properly stocked with nutrients is a cost-effective way to produce maximum yields. But fall or spring soil tests cannot show how

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Plant Tissue Sampling Steps

Plant tissue sampling provides a picture of the nutritional status of your crops. Combined with soil, you can build a 360° view of your fields and crops to make better management decisions that could drive higher yields and reduce input costs throughout the growing season. Top-quality and profitable yields don’t just happen. There are many

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Lawn & Garden Guide

There’s no place like home… So far this year has left its mark on us. With it came more time at home surrounded by the things and people we love. If you are like me, I am sure you started on projects both indoors and out. This year more than ever, it is important to

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Nutrient Uses In Plants

Plant Nutrients: Plants need nutrients for the same reasons that animals need them. Plants need proper nutrients to germinate, grow, fight off diseases and pests and to reproduce. Nutrients are needed in larger and smaller or trace amounts for the plant to stay healthy. Nutrient Categories: There are three key types of nutrients to consider

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