Dry soils limit nutrient uptake by crops

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The latest U.S. Drought Monitor released last week shows nearly 41% of Iowa is experiencing severe drought (D2) conditions, up from less than 10% the previous week. Almost 95% of the state is classified as abnormally dry or worse (D0-D2), according to the drought monitor.

As we all know, water is critical for life. It plays a vital part in the growth and development of our crops and is essential for their success. 

In the soil, water serves as the necessary medium that moves nutrients to the crop roots. Without water, crop roots cannot access and take up soil...

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