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Deciding What Amount of Nutrients to Apply

This table shows the means (mass flow, diffusion or intercep­tive root growth) by which nutrients are taken up through the roots.

Soil samples are prepared to run through analysis.

Water-Soluble Soil Tests for Crops

Plant tissue testing, as done by most labs, is not as informative as water-soluble soil tests. Tissue tests only test the soluble contents of the cells.

Weeds are not a problem when soybeans are planted in the right soil type.

Soil Types for Growing Soybeans

Ensuring your soil is ready to grow soybeans is usually an early step when determining the type of crop you want to grow.

Woman starts to test the soil.

Soil Testing Based on Mehlich III Extraction Methods

A soil test can be quite easy to interpret and recommendations can just as easily be made based on the results of the test. Since many articles on soil fertility have been written for Acres U.S.A., this article will provide the reader with an “ideal” test based upon a Mellick III Extraction.