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Plant and Animal Micronutrients Publications & Resources

Boron in Idaho > PDF
This publication covers factors affecting crop response to boron, boron deficiency symptoms, soil analysis, plant tissue sampling, detection of boron problems, boron fertilizer, application methods, a . . . . . more details

Controlling Iron Deficiency in Plants in Idaho > PDF
One of the most common problems for Idaho growers, landscapers, and home gardeners is plant iron deficiency, or chlorosis. Leaves turn yellow while the veins remain green. This publication describes m . . . . . more details

Estimating the Efficiency and Cost of an On-Farm Centrifuge Separator > HTML
Cows generate huge amounts of manure annually on Idaho farms, organic waste that demands effective management. Centrifuges offer a more efficient system, though many state producers rely on others, li . . . . . more details

Idaho Environmental/Nutrient Management Program (E/NMP) Basics > HTML
Nutrient management is not a game. It verifies the health of your livestock operation and thus requires a documented plan (called an Environmental/Nutrient Management Program), assembled by a certifie . . . . . more details

Molybdenum in Idaho > PDF
This publication covers molybdenum availability in soil, crop responses, molybdenum deficiency symptoms, molybdenum fertilizer, application methods, residual effects, soil analysis, and plant tissue t . . . . . more details

Potential of Silicon Amendment for Improved Wheat Production > HTML
Balanced mineral nutrition is essential to grow wheat successfully. Silicon (which helps to form silicate minerals) is the second most plentiful element on Earth, but its effect on plant growth and de . . . . . more details

Should Producers Test Solid Dairy Manure and Dairy Manure Compost Before Land Application? > HTML
Idaho’s dairy industry generates substantial amounts of manure each year. Consequently, the state is a prolific producer of natural and nutrient-rich fertilizer. University of Idaho researchers take a . . . . . more details

Zinc in Idaho > PDF
This publication profiles zinc, an essential plant micronutrient. Along with identifying soil-deficient areas in Idaho, this classic Extension publication discusses deficiency symptoms in plants, how . . . . . more details

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606 S Rayburn St

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