To avoid overseeding or underseeding, planting rates should be based on seeds per acre and not pounds per acre. Seed size can affect planting rate. Planting rates vary from 25,000 plants per acre in areas of low rainfall to 110,000 in areas of higher rainfall and under irrigation.
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An agricultural testing laboratory offers many different types of analyses to help growers, ag retailers, and crop consultants maximize yields and economic returns. This document provides an overview of the types of analyses useful for crop production in a typical Midwestern corn-corn or corn-soybean rotation system. Even though much of the discussion is oriented to corn and soybean production in the Midwest, many of the topics covered can be applied to other crops and environments. Emphasis will be on how to use the information from individual tests and how the various tests can be used to complement each other. Analysis relevant to corn and soybean production includes soil fertility, plant tissue, stalk nitrate, manure, fertilizer, and lime analysis.READ MORE
When determining herbicide rates, remember that only those herbicide molecules dissolved in soil solution are available for control of weeds.READ MORE
There are three (3) types of manure used agronomically. The composition of the manure will vary with the type of manure and class of livestock.READ MORE