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  • 1998
  • June

Noble Research Institute Agriculture Testing Services

A representative soil sample is of great economic benefit in crop and forage production. Applying a fertilizer or soil amendment that is not needed, excessive, or not enough to reach the intended yield goal is costly.
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  • 2009
  • December

Five Steps to Get the Most From Your Soil Samples

Soil testing is the basis of a sound fertilizer program; however, it is important to understand that the decisions made as a result of soil tests are only as good as the samples themselves.
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  • 1999
  • March

Changes are Coming to Agriculture Testing Services

The total number of forage, hay and feed samples processed by ATS in 1998 were up 1.82 percent over the average (3,625) of the past three years. Soil sample numbers (3,146) were down 1.17 percent for the same time frame. These numbers seem to indicate that the past year's harsh weather conditions had little affect on the sample counts.
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  • 2005
  • January

Consider These Things Before Sprigging Bermudagrass This Spring

Sprigging bermudagrass is an expensive investment, but, if done correctly, it will quickly pay for itself.
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  • 2002
  • January

Understanding Phosphorus Behavior in Soils

Phosphorus is an essential element for plant growth. If soil test phosphorus levels are low, we must supply additional fertilizer phosphorus to successfully achieve high crop yields.
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  • 2006
  • June

Soil Fertility: Put It All Together

I've assembled six steps - from start to finish - that I think are essential for any soil fertility program.
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  • 2011
  • November

You May Not Need to Use Nitrogen on Wheat in 2011

As we approach the end of 2011, many soil sample results have considerably higher than average amounts of nitrates, especially in wheat and winter pasture fields.
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  • 2016
  • December

Consultant shares best times to apply phosphorus, potassium

Sometimes, a rancher takes a soil sample, sends it to a laboratory and the recommendation calls for phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). The rancher knows nitrogen should be applied near the time of...
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  • 2016
  • August

Preparation promotes successful winter pasture season

Consider weather, variety, soil, seedbed preparation, equipment and seed quality.
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  • 2016
  • February

Organic matter serves important role in soil health

The contributions of soil organic matter and how to maintain or increase it.
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