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Minnesota Corn: Rye Cover Crops on Irrigated Sands

Minnesota Corn: Rye Cover Crops on Irrigated Sands

👤By Natalie Ricks and Fabián Fernández, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Jan 8, 2018

In Minnesota, approximately 500,000 acres of irrigated farmland are highly productive but susceptible to nitrate leaching to groundwater. Irrigated sandy soils are especially vulnerable to leaching. A recent study from University of Minnesota, with support from Pope County SWCD and

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Minnesota: 5 Best Practices for Late Fall Fertilizer Management

Minnesota: 5 Best Practices for Late Fall Fertilizer Management

👤By Daniel Kaiser, Paulo Pagliari, and Fabian Fernandez, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Dec 7, 2017

Late fall can present challenges when it comes to fertilizer application. If you don’t apply fertilizer at the right time in the fall, you risk loss of nutrients via runoff. As soil temperatures move toward freezing, the chance of nutrients

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Minnesota: Everything You Need to Know Before Applying N This Fall

Minnesota: Everything You Need to Know Before Applying N This Fall

👤By Fabián Fernández, University of Minnesota Extension Nutrient Management Specialist 🕔Sep 11, 2017

It’s that time of year again. Fall is upon us and harvest is just around the corner. There are big decisions to make when it comes to fall nitrogen. Should you apply? If so, when? What form of N should

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Minnesota Corn: Post-Tassel Nitrogen Applications – Are They Worth It?

Minnesota Corn: Post-Tassel Nitrogen Applications – Are They Worth It?

👤By Fabian Fernandez and Paulo Pagliari, University of Minnesota Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Optimal nutrient application timing can be hard to nail down. Should you apply everything at the beginning of the season? Sidedress? If so, when? Many people wonder about nitrogen applications late in the season, even after post-tassel, as a way

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