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Alternative PulsesMarch 22, 2017

Lentils Lentils should be seeded into moisture, about ¾ inch deep. They should be seeded at a rate of 55-60 lb/acre, resulting in about 12-14 plants/ft2. It is important to use a seed treatment as well. Typically they are a shorter plant but they can range anywhere from 8-30 inches in height. A bit of starter nitrogen may be useful but it is not required. When lentils are inoculated with the proper Rhizobium strain, there is potential for the plant to fix up to 80% of its nitrogen requirements. Phosphorus, potassium, and sulphur are important for lentils too. Depending what...
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New Products for 2017March 20, 2017

As we head closer to the start of a new growing season, many growers, advisors, retailers and manufacturers...
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Nitrogen – I’M LOSING IT!March 6, 2017

Fertilizer is expensive. For many farm operations, fertilizer is the chief expense and nitrogen typically accounts for the...
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The Importance of Copper in CerealsFebruary 21, 2017

Copper was identified as an essential plant nutrient in 1931 and is classified as a micronutrient since it...
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