Micronutrients Play Increasingly Important Role in Corn Production

July 24, 2011 10:39 PM

Producers often confuse a sulfur deficiency with a nitrogen deficiency. Both cause plants to turn yellow.

One primary difference is that the yellowing caused by a sulfur deficiency often shows up after the crop is initially very green.

In the following brief video, Ken Ferrie provides more insight about how to identify this specific deficiency. 



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Spell Check

7/25/2011 11:49 AM

  Aggrand natural fertilizers contain the needed nitrogen and sulfur plus many other micro nutrients that plants need. Our cost per acre for corn is ABOUT $100 per acre. That is for one banding and 3 foliar applications. THAT CAN VERY ACCORDING TO SOIL TESTS. Our products just received certification for the USDA Bio Preferred Program. They are 100% bio based. For more information please send an e-mail TR5003@sbcglobal.net Terry Riney 530 755 0135

7/25/2011 11:55 AM

  Our natural fertilizers contain NPK, sulfur and many other nicro nutrients that corn may need. The costs are GENERALLY around $100 per acre. One application of banding and 3 foliar applications. Cost could vary according to soil tests. Send me an e-mail for more information. TR5003@sbcglobal.net

7/25/2011 11:59 AM

  Our natural fertilizers contain not only NPK and sulfur but many other nutrients that corn needs to grow. Basic cost is about $100 per acre for one banded application and 3 foliar applications. These prices can vary according to soil tests. For more information please send an e-mail Applications for all row and tree crops. TR5003@sbcglobal.net


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