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Potassium, phosphorus help crops handle stress

Potassium, phosphorus help crops handle stress

As we start preparing for harvest, planning for the next season of crop production begins. Part of that decision is fertilizing with phosphorus and potassium. A quick reminder on the importance of these two macronutrients may help with decisions of how much and where to apply it.

Let’s start with phosphorus. Phosphorus is a macronutrient with several important roles in the growth and development of row crops. Without...




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