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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: 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…

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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…

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August 31, 2014

12 Keys to the Queen of Forage Crops

With the goal of achieving 30 strong seedlings per square foot, the quality and quantity of your alfalfa yield are nothing to leave to chance.…

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August 31, 2014

Identifying Nutrient Deficiencies in Alfalfa

What is your alfalfa trying to tell you when leaf discoloration, stunting or scorching become visible? And, can you tell a potassium deficiency from a…