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Pennsylvania: Can I Apply Potash in Winter?

Pennsylvania: Can I Apply Potash in Winter?

👤From Pennsylvania State University Extension 🕔Jan 16, 2018

The frozen ground with variable snow cover across the state has led to some farmers choosing to take the time to spread delayed fall potassium applications. The frozen ground provides ideal conditions for reduced compaction from heavy fertilizer equipment. Winter

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Cellulosic Biofuel Crops: Sorghum Offers Highest Yields in Many Parts of U.S.

Cellulosic Biofuel Crops: Sorghum Offers Highest Yields in Many Parts of U.S.

👤By Debra Levey Larson, University of Illinois 🕔Jan 16, 2018

According to a recent ruling by the United States Environmental Protection Agency, 288 million gallons of  must be blended into the U.S. gasoline supply in 2018. Although this figure is down slightly from last year, the industry is still growing

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Ohio: Fertilizer Recertification Begins in 2018

Ohio: Fertilizer Recertification Begins in 2018

👤By Mark Badertscher and Ed Lentz, CCA, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jan 9, 2018

Ohio is now seeing full implementation of Ohio’s Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification regulation. The regulation was result of Senate Bill 150, which can be found here and here. The 2014 regulation required farmers to complete a fertilizer certification program if

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South Dakota Corn: Do Big Yields Mean Big Money?

South Dakota Corn: Do Big Yields Mean Big Money?

👤Written collaboratively by Anthony Bly, Sara Berg and David Karki. 🕔Jan 6, 2018

Do you believe the highest yields return the greatest profit? Are you managing for maximum yields? Do you attempt to manage your corn crop for the highest yields as a result of what yield contest winner’s say? Maybe you have

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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continued Higher at Year’s End

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: Prices Continued Higher at Year’s End

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Jan 4, 2018

Average retail prices for most fertilizers continued to move higher as 2017 drew to a close, according to retailers surveyed by DTN.   Seven of the eight major fertilizers were higher the fourth week of December compared to a month earlier.

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DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: 7 Of 8 Categories Up Compared To Last Month

DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends: 7 Of 8 Categories Up Compared To Last Month

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Dec 29, 2017

Average retail prices for all but one fertilizer continued to move higher the third week of December 2017, according to retailers surveyed by DTN. Seven of the eight major fertilizers are now higher compared to a month ago. Anhydrous is

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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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Fertilizer Conference: Industry Needs to Focus on Change – DTN

Fertilizer Conference: Industry Needs to Focus on Change – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 17, 2017

The state of the fertilizer industry was among the presentations at the 2017 Fertilizer Outlook and Technology Conference that began Tuesday in New Orleans, Louisiana. Despite some major challenges, the industry contributes much to the nation’s economy in terms of

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Illinois Fertilizer: Nitrogen Prices, Costs Lower for 2018

Illinois Fertilizer: Nitrogen Prices, Costs Lower for 2018

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Nitrogen fertilizer prices are averaging lower now than in any time since September 2008. These lower prices could translate into roughly a $10 per acre saving in nitrogen fertilizer for the coming 2018 production year. Further savings may be possible

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