Are you paying enough attention to your crop’s micronutrient (trace element) needs today? The uptake of the trace elements iron (Fe), zinc (Zn), manganese (Mn) and copper (Cu) by roots is governed by three basic principles. Their presence in the soil: Many ag soils have very low natural levels of Fe, Zn, Mn and Cu and they need to be added as fertilizer to maximize crop production. There are also soils where one or more of these trace elements is abundant, but they are tied up by the soil chemistry. Their presence in the soil solution: It is the [...]
By Mark Egan|2022-04-12T16:17:33-05:00June 14, 2018|
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development and utilization efforts while the membership program supports the government relations interests of Illinois soybean farmers at the local, state, and national level, through the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG). ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean producers through promotion, advocacy, and education with the vision of becoming a market leader in sustainable soybean production and profitability.