leaf nutrient analysis

Pretty hopeless in predicting deficiency

There’s an interesting blog post by Jim Orson titled “Read this before leaf tissue testing for micronutrients." The entire post is worth reading. It describes his conclusions after studying the result of 15 trials with winter wheat.

Tissue testing and gas mileage

I had an interesting conversation a few weeks ago about turfgrass nutrition. The conversation was wide-ranging, from fertilizer, to soil testing, and then the question came up, “what do you think about tissue testing?