CROPS NEWS
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Thu Nov 15, 2012 11:17 AM CST

Winter is closing in, but I still have a couple of things to get done before I turn off the key to the tractor and slam the door on the machine shed. One of them is to apply gypsum. Yes, it's getting late, but there's still time to apply this soil amendment -- if you can find a supply.

I'm part of a growing cadre of farmers who like gypsum's benefits to soil tilth and health. The simple truth is that routine applications improve the soil: It's more manageable and productive, which translated to higher, more sustainable yields and greater ...

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