Archive for Soil Sampling

Emergence Concerns??

As I am writing this post, it is a beautiful spring morning. The sun is shining, and there is not a cloud in the sky. The excitement of spring planting will again be upon us in a few days after more than a week of rain. The problem?  It’s now May 2, we have just finished […]

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Labre Welcomes Summer Intern

Labre Welcomes Summer Intern

We would like to introduce our summer intern, Ryan Schelle. Ryan is from Breda, Iowa, and is currently attending DMACC. He is slated to graduate this summer with a degree in Agriculture Business. When Ryan is not busy attending classes, he enjoys cheering on the Hawkeyes and spending time with friends. Growing up on diversified […]

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Know Your Soil’s Potassium Levels

Know Your Soil’s Potassium Levels

Just as important as the seed you plant, so too is adequate soil fertility needed for optimum yield potential. Knowing your test levels prior to planting will ensure you make the right decisions for your crops. Potassium (K) is taken up in greater amounts than any other nutrient, except Nitrogen. It is an essential nutrient that can […]

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It Starts With The Soil

It Starts With The Soil

Soil serves as the foundation for every decision when preparing for planting season. That is why it is so important to fully understand each field’s soil composition and its deficiencies or excesses. With inputs remaining high, it seems silly to not know exactly what to put on each field. Soil sampling allows producers to know […]

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