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Authors as Published

Mark Alley, Scott Reiter, Wade Thomason, and Mark Reiter, Crop and Soil and Environmental Sciences, Virginia Tech

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Corn growers continue to look for ways to improve yields and production efficiency. Early planting and the use of starter fertilizers are practices that many growers utilize to maximize yield potential. “Pop-up” fertilizer use is currently being discussed in the corn production community, and the purpose of this article is to clarify the definition of starter and pop-up fertilizers, and share thoughts about the use of these materials as part of a comprehensive soil fertility program for corn production.

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Publication Date

November 16, 2018