Over the years farmers have realized that the utilization of manure for fertilizer or a soil amendment is a very practical way of waste disposal. There are primarily three types of manure used agronomically. They are: solid, pit or slurry and lagoon runoff. These vary in the percent moisture, composition and use or application.
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The lightness or heaviness of a soil, or soil texture, can be learned from the cation exchange capacity of the soil.READ MORE
Profitable crop production largely depends on adequate amounts of available nitrogen. In continuous corn, for example, the dollar return per one dollar invested in nitrogen fertilizer can be as high as eight to one. However, as beneficial and profitable as nitrgoen fertilizer is to crop production, continued inputs of nitrogen fertilizers have increasingly been a concern regarding occurrence of nitrates in ground and surface waters. Consequently, both crop production economics and environmental concerns necessarily demand increasing the judicious and efficient use of nitrogen fertilizers.READ MORE
This video provides an overview of the plant tissue analysis and reporting process.READ MORE