TITLE

Cautious fertilization adjustment planned for 2006 wheat and corn

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Ron
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Southwest Farm Press;11/17/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the plan of Grayson County, Texas-based farmer Bobby Sollis to reduce fertilization while growing wheat and corn. Sollis knows that pushing for higher wheat and corn yield makes little sense for 2006 because fertilizer prices are the highest he has ever seen. Sollis also plans to reduce tillage in corn. Last year, his wheat crop didn't succeed so he planted corn instead. According to Sollis, a normal yield goal for his dryland corn is 100 bushels per acre. He owns just under 100 commercial brood cows.
ACCESSION #
19204795

 

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