Boron is essential for cell wall formation and rapid growing points within the plant, such as reproductive structures. In this course learn why Boron is more than a reproductive or flowering nutrient and the role Boron plays in root structure development and the prevention of ‘leaky’ roots. Learn the basics of Boron, the importance of this nutrient and how best to manage (timing and number of applications) within the crop.
Upon successfully completing this course, you will be able to share:
- The basics of Boron
- The role of Boron
- Boron deficiency symptoms and factors affecting deficiency
- The benefit of a programmed approach to dealing with Boron deficiency
- Time: 38 minutes total
- Quiz: 10 questions total
- Credits: 0.5 Nutrient Management
CCA – CEU Credits will be submitted to the CCA board on your behalf by ATP at the end of every month. If you would like to receive credits, please ensure you have entered your CCA number in your ATP Academy profile. If you have any questions about how to get your CCA – CEU credits please contact Melissa Matias @ [email protected].
Originally from England, Dan Owen earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture from Harper Adams University College. He then took a position as an agronomist for a grain merchant and agricultural retailer in the East of England. Over those 12 years as an agronomist he continually advised on all aspects of intensive crop production from small grains to high-value vegetable crops.
In 2010, Dan made the move to Canadian agriculture taking on the role of Agronomy Manger for an independent retailer based in northeast Saskatchewan. This role allowed Dan to gain a hands on knowledge of Canadian agricultural production systems. During his time in this role, he was recognized by the Canadian Association of Agri Retailers (CAAR) with the Agronomist of the Year Award at their 2013 annual conference. Dan currently holds the position of Director of Market Development and Agronomic Services with ATP Nutrition.