Properly collecting soil samples is the most important step in any nutrient/soil amendment management program. Soil sampling should reflect tillage, past fertilizer/soil amendment placement, cropping patterns (and correcsponding irrigation requirements), soil type (including drainage and slope characteristics) and perhaps old field boundaries (such as old feed lots, windorws, altered stream beds, etc.). Trends toward reduced and/or zero tillage and technology for variable rate fertilization (VRF) have especially demanded that soil samples be taken more comprehensively and intensively for more accurate fertilizer and soil amendment application. This brochure will discuss the many methods used for taking an accurate soil sample using various methods and under several different types of tillage solutions.
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The Agronomy Handbook is a comprehensive resource that discusses soil properties, plant essential nutrients, as well as soil test results and recommendations. It also covers 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.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
This video will give you insight into understanding your soil test results regarding Phosphorus, Potassium, Cations, and Percent Base Saturation.READ MORE