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Minnesota: Nutrient Management Podcast – High Yields and Nutrient Removal

Minnesota: Nutrient Management Podcast – High Yields and Nutrient Removal

👤By Nora Nolden, University of Minnesota 🕔Dec 1, 2017

On this episode of the podcast, we’re talking nutrient removal in high yield cropping systems. Hear from Dan Kaiser, Jeff Vetsch, Melissa Wilson and Carl Rosen on covering removal rates with fertilizer and manure, maintaining soil tests and how to

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Kentucky: The Economic Value of Applying Fall Poultry Litter

Kentucky: The Economic Value of Applying Fall Poultry Litter

👤By Jordan Shockley, University of Kentucky Assistant Extension Professor 🕔Nov 28, 2017

Spring application of poultry litter is ideal for maximizing the economic value of poultry litter but faces challenges that include wet soil conditions, lack of time to spread litter near planting, and availability of poultry litter in the spring. Therefore,

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Minnesota: Inhibitors for Fall Nitrogen Application

Minnesota: Inhibitors for Fall Nitrogen Application

👤By Jeff Vetsch, University of Minnesota Extension Soil Scientist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Soil temperatures are dropping and moving toward the 50 degree threshold for fall nitrogen applications. If you’re thinking about fall applications, should you use an inhibitor? Our research shows that nitrification inhibitors can protect fall nitrogen against loss and increase the

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Fertilizer: Leaving Anhydrous Behind? – DTN

Fertilizer: Leaving Anhydrous Behind? – DTN

👤By Jim Patrico, Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Oct 10, 2017

It’s been three years since Greg Carson and his father, R.J., said goodbye to anhydrous ammonia on their Marion, Iowa, corn and soybean farm. For years prior to that, they’d followed the same rituals as many Iowa corn farmers: anhydrous

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Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

Alabama: Row Crops Short Course, Auburn, Dec. 12-13

👤By Katie Nichols, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Oct 4, 2017

The Alabama Cooperative Extension System is working with Auburn University’s Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences to bring Alabama farmers the Row Crops Short Course. The short course will be held at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center Dec.

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Virginia Cotton: Herbicide and Fertilizer Applications

Virginia Cotton: Herbicide and Fertilizer Applications

👤By Johnny Parker, Commonwealth Gin 🕔Jun 8, 2017

We are having a nice spell of weather that should be quite comfortable over the next several days.  This will offer some opportunity to spray Dual or Warrant with the Roundup or Liberty to offer that extra herbicide protection without

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California Wheat: Is It Too Late to Topdress Fall-Planted Fields with Nitrogen?

California Wheat: Is It Too Late to Topdress Fall-Planted Fields with Nitrogen?

👤From University of California Extension 🕔Mar 23, 2017

We have received several recent inquiries following on our blog post from late January that discussed the potential value of a nitrogen (N) topdress at the tillering-to-jointing stages of wheat growth. This is particularly an issue with the higher than

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Arkansas Rice: Now’s the Time to Address P and K and Liming

Arkansas Rice: Now’s the Time to Address P and K and Liming

👤By Jarrod Hardke and Scott Stiles, University of Arkansas 🕔Mar 1, 2017

We should still be weeks away from any rice being planted which makes now a good time to address many of the questions coming in regarding phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilization and lime applications in rice. Yes, timing of

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Nebraska Corn, Alfalfa: Cutting Costs but Not Yields – Fertilizer N Rates

Nebraska Corn, Alfalfa: Cutting Costs but Not Yields – Fertilizer N Rates

👤By Patricio Grassini, Fatima Amor Tenorio, and Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 🕔Feb 27, 2017

With tight crop margins for the 2017 growing season, many farmers are looking for ways to cut input costs without hurting yields. One way to do this is by giving the appropriate nitrogen credit when calculating how much N to

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Georgia: Fertilizing Late Winter Forage

Georgia: Fertilizing Late Winter Forage

👤By Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia 🕔Feb 27, 2017

We were months late getting our winter forage planted this year. We didn’t have many options because of this, so most winter forage is ryegrass.

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