Economic and Environmental Benefits of Nutrient Management
Managing to maximize return on your cropping investment (ROI) requires the perfect combination of science, technology, art, and luck. Some factors, like the weather, still require a bit of luck. Thankfully, science and technology continue to make strides, reducing the impact of uncontrollable factors like the weather and markets. This reduces the risk inherent in farming. By using a plan to analyze the crop nutrient management portion of your production system, you can reduce risk and, ultimately, maximize profit. Environment.
Good nutrient management planning is an integral part of a system of practices that conserve and enhance natural resources. It reduces production and environmental risks. The more nutrients your crop converts to grain or fiber, the less opportunity for nutrients to reach streams, lakes or groundwater. And, if you’re like most farmers in the United States, you’re proud of your abilities to protect the environment. By tightening up the nutrient-crop conversion rate even more, you’ll continue to prove farmers are environmentalists.
Last Update: 02/02/00