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Planting is just the first step in the battle for high yields. As soon as seeds hit the ground, they’re under attack from various predators – namely fungus and disease.
Use soil sampling and scouting to know what deficiencies could afflict plants, what weeds or diseases are present and what additional yield-limiting factors plague your fields.