Benefits and Drawbacks to Different Nutrient Application Methods

MAY 22, 2018 12:15 PM

How we apply nutrients is just as important as what nutrients we are applying! This article from Strip-Till Farmer outlines the benefits and drawbacks to: surface broadcast, deep injection, in-furrow, 2×2 banding, foliar feeding, fertigation, side-dress and zone placement. Many producers are now implementing a multiple band approach which places some nutrients in-furrow to jump start plant growth, then later on, nutrients are placed in a 2″ x 2″ band in early growth stages. Other producers are utilizing zone placement of fertilizer which incorporates the benefits of multiple types of applications. Read the full article here!

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