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soybean nodules

Nutrients & Minerals Needed for Soybeans to Grow

Soybean production factors out as fol­lows: a 50-bushel crop takes 280 pounds of nitrogen.

Researchers measure weeds

Into the Weeds with Soil Balancing – The Ohio State University Soil Balancing Team

These two ideas stuck with Doohan – that soil balancing reduces weeds, and that standing water increases weeds. As he began to learn about soil balancing, the two concepts slowly merged into a possible hypothesis.

Ask the Plant

Book Excerpt: Ask The Plant by Charles Walters and Esper K. Chandler

The book Ask The Plant is based on the agronomy of Esper “K.” Chandler, and offers farmers and growers a better way to grow plants that involves reading the unique language of plants, utilizing leaf and petiole testing, and in turn knowing how to produce a better crop using only the fertilizers and soil-building ingredients […]

Unlike nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium, magnesium is often overlooked in conventional fertility.

Magnesium: Essential for Soil, Plant & Animal Health

Although nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and even calcium are often discussed, magnesium is mostly unheralded and misunderstood.