Practices Changed from Intermediate to Advanced
- Soil and tissue testing
- Multiple split applications
- Soil moisture monitors
- Alternative nutrient sources to the fungicide applications
While there was not a decrease in the cost from intermediate to advanced, that is partially a reflection of the one-time cost of the soil probes at $2,500 in 2018. The farm continues to test new products and adjust fertilizer formulas to reduce nutrient applications.
Yield Range: 10 to 12 tons/ac