The Agronomy Handbook is a comprehensive agronomy resource. The handbook discusses soil properties, plant essential nutrients, soil test results, and recommendations. Also, soil sampling, fertilizer application methods, nutrient deficiency symptoms in plants, plant tissue analysis, nutrient uptake and removal in crops, and conversion factors for U.S. and metric measurements.
Agriculture-related analyses are indispensable in supplying accurate, current information for making management decisions regarding soil fertility and plant nutrients. And, the maximum benefits occur if samples are taken properly, analyzed reliably, and interpreted correctly. Increasing world demand for food, feed, and fiber is challenging. Our present agricultural production systems need to satisfy an expanding world population. More food production requires increased acreage devoted to agricultural crops and increased yields.
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This document reviews the tests and methods included in our AAFCO Profile.READ MORE
How to calculate the Cation Exchange Capacity (CEC) is a calculation based on soil analysis results of Ca, Mg, K, Na, and H.READ MORE
This Memo helps you understand the challenges associated with cyst nematodes. We cover how to sample a field or area, how to submit samples for cyst analysis, and how to interpret results and manage cyst nematode affected fields.READ MORE