Is Your Nitrogen Ready for Bloom Season?

Early Season Nitrogen Management Considerations in Almonds As spring approaches almond growers are once again making decisions on nutrient management, particularly nitrogen.  It’s no secret that nitrogen prices remain high and almond prices are not where growers would...

Growers Can Reap the Benefits of Healthy Soils with Humic Acid

Many growers are hesitant to plant cover crops or reduce or eliminate tillage, given various factors such as logistics, cost and timing. But crops still need a sufficient supply of carbon materials to build and maintain soil structures, to increase cation exchange...

Broad Spectrum Weed Control

Before the Roundup Ready Row Crop Revolution that began in 1996, we actively used pre-emergence tank mixes with a fair amount of success for weed control. At that time, there was still a large amount of tillage used, not near as many herbicide options to select from,...

Fighting Drought Stress

In Nebraska, we are still in the grips of a dry weather pattern. See below for a mid-winter look at the drought monitor: VIEW DROUGHT MONITOR >   Currently, parts of Nebraska are some of the driest areas in the country. We have had some precipitation as rain...

Technology Enhances Hops Nutrient Management

Hops are unlike other value-added crops. Their bines and cones have special environmental and nutritional needs, and Wilbur-Ellis is eager to help growers with everything hops. In the past 10 years Wilbur-Ellis has worked with growers in the Pacific Northwest to...

Replace What You Harvest

We talk about this EVERY FALL and it is a redundant topic, but necessary to think about. We just harvested another decent crop. The twist this fall is that some areas were hit harder with the dry weather than others. Consequently, nutrient uptake into the developing...