GFM Network News

Watch Cool, Dry Soil For Nutrient Deficiencies

Soils that have normally adequate P and K availability may show P and K deficiencies in a cooler and drier than normal spring Weather conditions, especially temperature and moisture, greatly affect nutrient availability and movement in soil. This is especially true for nutrients such as phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) that move relatively slowly in […] Read more

More Canola Fields Need Sulphur

Most farmers concentrate their fertilizer formulations on nitrogen and phosphorus needs. But as soils get depleted in other essential nutrients, you need to add these to your fertilizer mix A successful cropping program means that plant essential nutrients are absorbed at adequate amounts so that crop yields are not limited by any nutrient deficiency. In […] Read more

Another View On Byproducts

“ One man’s trash, is another man’s treasure” can have application when it comes to nutrient management. The use of materials considered as waste by a manufacturing plant, city, or farm, can be considered a resource by someone else. For millennia there has been common practice of disposing of waste products by spreading these materials […] Read more