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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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Illinois Corn: Timing Fall Nitrogen Applications

Illinois Corn: Timing Fall Nitrogen Applications

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 20, 2017

The substantial rain that fell over central and northern Illinois between October 5 and 15 mostly soaked into the soil that was dried out by crop water use, and harvest has moved back to full speed in most areas. With

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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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Ohio Wheat: Time for Spring Nitrogen Applications

Ohio Wheat: Time for Spring Nitrogen Applications

👤By Ed Lentz, Laura Lindsey, and Steve Culman, Ohio State University 🕔Mar 21, 2017

Wheat has already reached green-up across the state so spring nitrogen may be applied anytime fields are fit. Keep in mind that research has shown no yield reduction as long as nitrogen is applied before Feekes GS 7 (two visible

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Midwest Temperatures Put Nitrogen Applications on Hold – DTN

Midwest Temperatures Put Nitrogen Applications on Hold – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 3, 2016

The warm fall weather that allowed some farmers to speed through harvest has a downside: Soil temperatures across much of the Midwest are lingering well above 50 degrees.   That means no matter how tempting it is to get fall

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Indiana Corn: How Helpful Is Supplemental Nitrogen in Saturated Soils?

Indiana Corn: How Helpful Is Supplemental Nitrogen in Saturated Soils?

👤By Jim Camberato and Bob Nielsen, Purdue University 🕔Jul 1, 2016

Excessive wet weather can cause substantial N loss and damage corn plants. With plentiful and persistent rainfall in 2015 we were able to examine crop response to supplemental and late applied N at three locations. Economic Optimum N Rates (EONR)

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Louisiana Rice: Mid-Season N Applications

Louisiana Rice: Mid-Season N Applications

👤By Dustin Harrel and Don Groth, LSU AgCenter 🕔May 10, 2016

In dry seeded (drill or broadcast), delayed flood rice production systems in Louisiana, it is recommended that nitrogen (N) fertilizer should be applied in two applications. The first application should be applied just before the permanent flood is established. This

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Minnesota: Nitrogen Sources – Advantages, Drawbacks, Other Things You Need to Know

Minnesota: Nitrogen Sources – Advantages, Drawbacks, Other Things You Need to Know

👤By Fabian Fernandez, University of Minnesota 🕔May 10, 2016

Nitrogen (N) fertilizer is extremely important for crop production. There are many sources available in the marketplace, but the three most important in order of tonnage sales for Minnesota are urea, anhydrous ammonia, and urea ammonium nitrate (UAN). Since many

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Illinois Corn: Still Time to Apply Nitrogen, or to Lose It

Illinois Corn: Still Time to Apply Nitrogen, or to Lose It

👤By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois 🕔May 9, 2016

Corn planting has moved ahead of the 5-year average, with 66% of the Illinois crop planted by May 1. Early planting usually means an early start to nitrogen uptake. But N uptake is slow for a month or more after

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Louisiana Corn: Reapplying Lost N After the Flood Waters Recede

Louisiana Corn: Reapplying Lost N After the Flood Waters Recede

👤By Dustin Harrell, Lousiana State University 🕔Mar 18, 2016

As the flood waters recede, many producers have questions about the best way to replenish the lost fertilizer N quickly to avoid yield losses.

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