Do I Need to Fertilize Wheat in the Spring?

Wheat may require phosphorus in April, writes Gene Logsdon in "Small-Scale Grain Raising." Small-scale grain growers who use well-drained soil with a pH around 6.4 may not need any chemical fertilizers. Planting soybeans before planting wheat will enrich the soil and no fertilizer is needed for the wheat.

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Rogue Parrish has written two travel books and edited at the "The Baltimore Sun," "The Washington Post" and the Alaska Newspapers company. She began writing professionally in 1975. Parrish holds a summa cum laude Bachelor of Science degree in journalism from the University of Maryland.