Fall is normally a good time for tillage and a broadcast fertilizer application. That’s after the spring of 2019 where farmers did everything they could just to get a crop in the ground. “I think we’re going to feel the season of 2019 for a few years down the road,” said Steve Carlsen, crop enhancement manager, CHS Agronomy. “Anytime we have a chance to catch up or make the right decision, we need to do that.” Carlsen says many farmers are already making plans to adjust their fertility situation for 2020. That includes more focus on in-furrow fertility. Weed control will also be a concern next spring. Carlson says that strategy should include a burndown, an effective pre and the correct adjuvant. “It is amazing in some of those prevented plant fields and the monster weeds out there. We’re going to have to be on our ‘A game’ for the 2020 season.”
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