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Seed-placed fertilizer boosts production, but too much can set a crop back.

Don’t feel the burn when seed placing fertilizer

Seedbed utilization, soil type, moisture levels, and seed size are all key factors when deciding application amounts

While the benefits of seed-placed fertilizer are certain, it is important to ensure proper amounts are being placed with the seed, says provincial crop specialist Mark Cutts. “Applying too much fertilizer with the seed can reduce or delay crop emergence,” said Cutts. “To ensure seed-placed fertilizers are being managed properly, an understanding of the factors […] Read more