Plant Nutrition

Cover crops help growers manage soil health

I recently attended the Aug. 31, 2016, Upper Peninsula Potato Day, located at TJJ Farms in Cornell, Michigan, where Michigan State University Extensi... more »

On Guard in the PNW

Introduction by Bill SchaeferThere are a lot of tools available to protect your crop — fungicides, herbicides and insecticides, to name three. A... more »

March eSpudman Industry Innovation: Crystal Green

Molly Biedenfeld, Crystal Green vice president, nutrient market development and Sales, discusses Crystal Green, a time release granular fertlizer... watch »

2013 Sulfate of Potash trial plots

Great Salt Lake Minerals agronomist Mark Davis and Miller Research agronomist Trent Taysom discuss the results of the 2013 sulfate of potash tria... watch »

Producing Sulfate of Potash

Mark Reynolds, sulfate of potash (SOP) operations manager for Great Salt Lake Minerals (GSLM), gives a tour of how SOP is produced at the GSLM ne... watch »

Power of Sulfate of Potash

Mark Davis, Great Salt Lake Minerals agronomist, discusses the benefits of using Sulfate of Potash as part of a nutrient management system.... watch »

Feed Your Seed: Nutritional guidelines help determine ‘just right’ rates

In the potato catalog of best management practices, nutrient management is at the top of the list. Growers must contend with reaching that perfect nu... more »

Retaining nitrogen in soil: Nutrient demands vary from cultivar to cultivar

Getting the proper nutrition to your potatoes is an essential element in maximizing your crop's quality and yield. There are 17 essential nutrients ne... more »

Bruise Control

University of Florida Research uses 'Super Spud' to measure impact forces on potatoesBruising leaves a heavy economic impact on many potato growers, r... more »

Know Your Soil

One of the most important factors in any fertilizer management program is application timing, which can vary widely among growing regions, soil textur... more »


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