Sulfur and Zinc Trials in Dry Beans
January 11, 2018

Sulfur and zinc are essential plant nutrients that must be maintained at critical levels to optimize dry edible bean yield and quality. In years past, sulfur deficiencies were uncommon in Michigan dry beans. However, the recent decline in atmospheric sulfur deposition is making sulfur deficiency increasingly common, particularly where soil organic sulfur and mineralization capacity are limited.

Michigan State University Extension and Charah, Inc. partnered to test two FGD gypsum products as sources of sulfur in dry edible beans. Read the full report at




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