The past couple of years have illustrated how a condensed spring fertilizer application season can put significant pressure on the entire fertilizer supply chain — from producer to retailer to farmer.
One of the ways to reduce the risk of a short spring season is to apply your fertilizer requirements in the fall. The questions are: what are the major benefits to applying fertilizer in the fall? And, are there agronomic differences between fall and spring application for nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium? The primary reasons for making fertilizer applications in the fall are time, labor availability and open fields. READ MORE
Cutting back on fertilizer will likely cost more over the long run because of decreased yields and stand longevity. We recently dropped in on MFA’s Director of Nutrition Dr. Jim White to ask a few questions about strategies for improving forages and what they can mean for cattle performance. Click the checkmarks below to reveal Dr. White's responses to frequently asked questions about pasture and hay management:
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