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Foliar Feeding & Side Dressing

Published on Aug 20 2014

With the harvest season starting to wind down, now is the time to plan on how you are going to maximize yields in 2018! We all know commodity prices are not where we would like them to be. The easiest way to combat low prices is to raise more bushels. In this post we are going to talk about Foliar Feeding, how it benefits multiple crops, and Side Dressing, feeding modern hybrids.

Foliar Feeding

Foliar feeding is an easy way to deliver nutrient adjustments in season and fine tuning for those high yield environments.  Foliar products are very diverse and range from simple NPK to full assortment of micronutrients that have specific application times based on what they help the plant accomplish and how they accomplish it.  In this section we are going to concentrate on foliar feeding corn, soybeans, and alfalfa.  The first step and most important part of any foliar program is a good tissue test.  When we take our tissue ...

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