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Topics: sulfate of potash / protassium / compass minerals

November 29, 2016

Potassium Fertilizers for Potatoes Go Head-to-Head

As a potato grower, you have a number of potash fertilizer sources to choose from. When you select a K fertilizer for your potato fields,…

Topics: sop / potassium / alfalfa

August 8, 2016

Managing Potassium in Dairy Herd Forages

For lactating dairy cattle, potassium is an essential nutrient that optimizes milk production. According to “Nutrient Requirements for Dairy Cattle” from the National Research Council,…

Topics: sop / potassium / potash

March 29, 2016

Advancing Organic Potassium Fertilizer

Now available, Protassium+® Organic fertilizer – the only U.S.-produced certified organic sulfate of potash (SOP) Organic crop growers now have a pure, consistent and reliable potassium…

Topics: potato / potatoes / sop

September 10, 2015

The Proof is in the Potatoes

Field Trial Emphasizes Benefits of SOP vs. MOP There’s no question, potassium is vital to potato health and performance. But not all K sources are…

Topics: potassium / alfalfa / fall application

July 17, 2015

K Management in Alfalfa is Paramount for Production

While nothing can guarantee a perfect growing season, potassium (K), one of alfalfa’s most essential nutrients, is key in maximizing alfalfa quality and production. Apply…

Topics: almonds / drought / salinity

July 13, 2015

Drought Conditions Can Cause Soil Salinity Concerns for Growers

In times of drought, farmers can easily see the impact on agriculture. Growers need to combat numerous root-level challenges that come with severely dry conditions.…