Sep13TueSeptember 13, 2016
This is the year that people should be going back to using micronutrients.
After all, to open the door, you have to have the key. As a critical factor in regulating enzyme and hormone balance within a plant, micronutrients are that lock and key mechanism.
“They’ve laid off (micronutrients) two years now … People are going to continue to try to push yield up,” says Tommy Roach, Director, Product Development & Specialty Products with Nachurs. “They’re going to have to use micronutrients, and other small additives to get to the next yield goal, whatever the goal is. They are not going to be able to get to it by using traditional NPK fertility.
“You may lose five to 10 bushels off the end by not using a simple port of zinc up front at planting (corn),” he adds.
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