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Profit from phosphorous management

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Farmers who are ready to plant crops are keen to make a profit this year. Many factors enter into both sides of the equation of costs and benefits.

We take a look at phosphorus, a key, essential nutrient that must be available to plants in order to impact yield. However, research shows that due to nutrient tie up, less than 20-percent of phosphate applied to fields is available to the plant.

The Phosphorus Project is founded on groundbreaking research to measure how phosphorus efficiency products can improve nutrient uptake. Steve Carlsen, Levesol and Crop Enhancement Manager from West Central Distribution, explains the importance of phosphorus for the growth and development of plants.

AUDIO: Profit Matters 4-25-19