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Topic: potatoes

November 5, 2014

Study Emphasizes Importance of Potassium in Optimizing Potato Yields and Quality

A new Oregon State University study shows that proper fertilization with potassium results in higher yields and, depending upon the potassium source used, better quality…

Topic: almonds

November 5, 2014

Adequate Potassium Helps Almond Trees Resist Drought Stress

Potassium (K) is vital for many essential growth processes in almonds, including its ability to support a tree’s natural defenses. That’s especially beneficial when water…

Topic: almonds

November 5, 2014

Banding Can Enhance Fall K Application

A granular application of Protassium+® (sulfate of potash 0-0-50-17S) in the fall is a great way to recharge potassium-depleted soils and prepare your almond trees…

Topic: alfalfa

November 5, 2014

Fall-Applied K Promotes Winter Survivability

An alfalfa crop removes tremendous amounts of potassium (K) from the soil –typically about 60lb K2O/ ton of alfalfa. Naturally, those nutrients must be replaced…

Topic: almonds

November 5, 2014

The 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship

The 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship represent a management practice that can help growers enhance crop quality and profitability, reduce nutrient loss, maintain soil fertility and…

Topic: specialty crops

November 5, 2014

Nutrient Removal and Replenishment

All growers know that the nutrients plants consume must be replaced to ensure ongoing crop health, quality and productivity. But do you know how much…