Soil Fertility

Gunz And Rows – Livestock and Soil Fertility

In last month’s Gunz and Rows we talked about soil sampling; when, how often, placement methods, interpolation and analysis. Taking periodic soil tests is key to knowing your farm’s “statement of accounts” so to speak. This is useful to know how much fertilizer to apply, usually in the form of commercial “chemical” fertilizer, like MAP, […]


Gunz And Rows – Soil Sampling – Checking Your Fertility Account

As crops continue coming out of the field, growers need to start thinking about next year’s crops and beyond. Depending on yields, the newly harvested crops may have removed a substantial amount of nutrients (phosphorus and potassium, primarily) that may need to be replaced at some point. Otherwise, subsequent yields may suffer due to nutrient […]