Jul 17, 2019
Weekly Crop Update
“In 2018, over 50% of soils were low to very low in boron”, states Jessica Link in this week’s crop update. Watch Agronomist Dave Dyson and Product Specialist Jessica Link discuss surfactant burn on soybeans and the importance of foliar fertilization.
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Effects of Weather Shifting from a Wet Spring to a Dry Summer
- Dry weather is causing soybeans to burn as a result of applying surfactant to fields
- Leaves are expected to overcome any tissue burn
- Application of Phosfix will help alleviate damage quicker
Importance of Boron in Soil
- Overall, boron is a more deficient nutrient in soil
- Foliar application of boron will provide even coverage to entire field compared to granular boron application which will leave hotspots
- Boron is essential during the reproductive stage to maximize yield
Morning Comments: M-F @ 8:00AM
Closing Comments: M-F @ 4:00PM
USDA: After each monthly USDA report during periods of significant crop progress.
Crop Progress: From Spring to harvest, we provide crop progress updates every two to three weeks.
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