midwest labs soil testingCheck out this video and look at one perspective of how much phosphorus is really needed to produce a higher yield crop.

The big takeaway I took from this video was, you can’t look at phosphorus by itself.

It is critical to look at its relationship to pH, organic matter and nitrogen. It takes a complete look at all nutrients. It starts with the soil test results and understanding how to use that report value with respect to its application.

A number of growers are sending in samples for soil testing, make sure you understand what the reported values mean and more important, how to interpret the information presented and apply it correctly in making future decisions.

Picture Source AGPhd Phosphorus #862 (Air Date 10/12/14)