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‘Free aluminum’ could be costing you thousands of dollars worth of lost crop yield and quality – each year!

Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Agronomist Minerals containing aluminum are natural and abundant in the soil. Acidic soils increase ‘free aluminum’ levels, which bind soluble (plant-available) phosphate, can cause plant toxicity, and ultimately can significantly reduce crop yield and quality. Lime … Continue reading

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Is Snaplage a Good Fit For Dairy Farmers in the Northeast?

Daniel Hudson, UVM Agronomist (link to PDF of article) To state the obvious, the recent milk to feed price ratio has been hard on farm profitability. Because of this, some dairy farmers have become increasingly interested in using snaplage to … Continue reading

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