Green Acres

New MontGuide Available on Nutrient Uptake Timing by Crops

A new MontGuide is available to assist producers with fertilizing decisions. The guide was written by Clain Jones, Extension Soil Fertility Specialist and Professor, Kathrin Olson-Rutz, former Research Associate, and Pariera Dinkins, former Research Associate.

Timing the application of nutrients so that they are available before peak crop nutrient demand is critical. Adequate nutrients early in the growing season are necessary to maximize yield and ensure nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) are available for good grain or seed fill. A larg...