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Global Fertilizer Outlook - 6
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Thu Nov 29, 2012 02:18 PM CST

OMAHA (DTN) -- This year's drought upset more than crop yields.

"The cycle of every soil nutrient has been affected," said Scott Murrell, Northcentral director with the International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI). "This makes taking nutrient measurements more important than ever to ensure you apply the next application of nutrients at the right time, right place, right rate and from the right source."

Murrell explained that the effect of the 2012 drought on phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) is largely dependent on how the crop was managed. While less P and K may be removed at harvest as an outcome ...

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