2021 Kentucky Soybean WATER CONDITIONING STUDY
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of applying a foliar fertilizer product in conjunction with different conditioning agents.
Conditioning high pH, hard water improves the performance of some foliar-applied products. Brandt® Indicate 5® also acts as a spreading and penetrating agent.
2-YEAR WATER CONDITIONING RETURN ON INVESTMENT
pH READING OF WATER & WATER + TREATMENTS AT APPLICATION TIMING
Planted 4/5/2021 | Harvested 9/28/2021 | Population 140,000 Seeds/A. | Row Width 15 in. | Previous Crop Corn | Tillage Fall: In-Line Rip, Spring: Vertical-Till/Field Cultivation | Herbicides Burndown: 1 pt. 2,4-D, 1 qt. Cornerstone® Plus Pre: 4 oz. Zidua® SC, 1 qt. Cornerstone® Plus Post: 16 oz. Outlook®, 6 oz. Section® Three, 1 qt. Cornerstone® Plus, 1 qt. Liberty® | Insecticides Escalate® | Nemasect® | SDS+ | ILeVO® + TWO.O® | Brand 4310E3 | Soil Type Hosmer (Silt Loam) | Soil Test Values pH 6.3, O.M. % 2, CEC 8.5 | Percent Base Saturation Ca 70.5, Mg 12.2, K 3.2, H 14.1 | Parts Per Million P 13, K 106, S 6, Zn 2, Mn 37, B 0.2