Precise Mid-Season Nitrogen Rate Determination for Use Efficiency and Yield Optimization of Rice in Mississippi
Nitrogen fertilizer is one of the major agricultural inputs in rice production and development of a more profitable and environmentally-sound production system is essential to maintain a competitive rice industry in the Mid-South.
Another warm winter and the memories of the same type of weather last year led to a lot of corn being planted in early March and even some in late-February in the southern-most parts of the region. Growers, not just in the South but everywhere, tend to get very anxious about planting corn as early
May 10, 2013 – Bermudagrass fertility – P. Phosphorus is needed for photosynthesis, respiration, energy storage and transfer, cell division and enlargement, and many other processes in plants. A ton of bermudagrass forage will take up approximately 12 lb P2O5. So, a 7-ton yield requires 84 lb P2O5
Petiole testing is used to monitor plant nutrient status during the growing season and is a great way to enhance and fine-tune a nutrient management program.
Agricultural production in the Southeast U.S. is diverse with over 50 M acres of cropland and another 54 M acres of established southern pine plantations. Widely produced throughout the region are soybean, hay, corn, wheat, and cotton (~45 M acres). Other crops ...
Director - Southeast North America