Friday, August 5, 2016
Asking the Probing Questions
So this resident reporter asked a "probing" question: Just what are you doing?
It was a probing question all right: Randy was using a soil probe to take soil samples in several of our fields.
This year, we may not apply all the nitrogen fertilizer recommended right now. Low commodity prices are causing us to reconsider input costs and the timing of those costs. We will use a starter fertilizer during planting, which is a combination of nitrogen and phosphate. We will likely put more fertilizer on when we topdress the wheat next spring.