Test fertilizer spreaders for application accuracy


Test fertilizer spreaders for application accuracy

Nutrient management specialist Peter Scharf says poorly adjusted fertilizer spreaders result in lost corn yield.  Scharf – at the University of Missouri – says a spreader putting on too little fertilizer robs nutrients from the crop.

“If you put on more than what it needs, then it was a waste of a resource, but at least the crop is going to have enough to do its job,” said Scharf, in an interview with Brownfield Ag News during the Crop and Soil Management Workshop at the University of Missouri’s Bradford Research Center.

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