While soybean seed is still in the bag, tote or box it has 100 percent of its potential yield for the 2022 crop. Management decisions and weather will reduce that potential as the season progresses. As the price of soybeans and input costs increase, the value of the lost bushels is magnified.
Table 1. Phosphorus and potassium critical levels and maintenance limits for soybean (based upon revised Tri-state fertilizer recommendations)
*These soil test levels apply when P and K are reported as Mehlich III values.
To maximize the potential yield and profit, you should consider the following: