There are many things to consider when deciding whether to add fertilizer. Many farmers add it in the fall, but it may be time to consider adding it in the spring when nutrients are needed most.
Adding fertilizer in the spring can prevent nutrient loss and be more sustainable by reducing the risk of runoff. However, the cost implications of adding it in the spring vs. fall should be considered, as well as whether there is time to get it in.
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