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MO farmers focus on crop nutrition


An agronomist in northwest Missouri says farmers are starting to top-dress corn.

Erin Marlow with Cropwise Consulting tells Brownfield the corn looks good as more nitrogen is added for its key growth stage.  

“It’s got that deep, dark green color everyone likes. It’s looking really good and the rain needs to keep coming.”

Marlow says farmers are also being extra careful with fertilizer applications this year. She says some farmers took a different approach as planting began, applying nitrogen with the planter instead of the traditional broadcast application.

MO farmers focus on crop nutrition