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Minnesota: How to Estimate Nitrogen Loss from Leaching

Minnesota: How to Estimate Nitrogen Loss from Leaching

👤By Nora Nolden, University of Minnesota 🕔Sep 21, 2017

The nitrogen cycle dictates the form and movement of nitrogen in the soil and in plants. Given adequate time and temperature, nitrogen in the soil will convert to the nitrate form, which is susceptible to loss in two pathways: denitrification,

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California Almonds: Postharvest Management – Nitrogen Considerations

California Almonds: Postharvest Management – Nitrogen Considerations

👤By David Doll and Franz Niederholzer, University of California Cooperative Extension Specialists 🕔Sep 20, 2017

Applications of nitrogen in the postharvest period have been promoted as a good farming practice. Trees utilize nitrogen at this time to rebuild nitrogen stores and provide nutrients for bud development.

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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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Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

Missouri Corn: 2017 Was a Sneaky Year for N Loss

👤By Peter Scharf, University of Missouri Extension Specialist 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Based on a drive across northern Missouri on August 22-23, I would say that we lost quite a bit of corn yield to N deficiency this year. In northeast Missouri (Shelbina to Columbia), about half of the fields were affected,

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Iowa Corn: Nitrogen Considerations with Dry Conditions in 2017

Iowa Corn: Nitrogen Considerations with Dry Conditions in 2017

👤By Antonio Mallarino and John Sawyer, Iowa State University Extension Agronomists 🕔Aug 31, 2017

The dry conditions in some areas of Iowa in 2017 have raised several soil fertility questions. In some cases, there has been relatively normal crop production and no need for management changes. In other situations with severely damaged crops, there

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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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Nebraska: Changes in Two Wheat Practices Could Lead to Increased Yield

Nebraska: Changes in Two Wheat Practices Could Lead to Increased Yield

👤By Teshome Regassa and Madhav Bhatta, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Fine-tuning wheat production practices such as seeding rate and N application timing and selecting a mix of varieties for a location could significantly improve yield and end-use quality of winter wheat in Nebraska, based on results of University of Nebraska

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Michigan: What’s Happening to Nitrogen in Water-Logged Soil?

Michigan: What’s Happening to Nitrogen in Water-Logged Soil?

👤By Jim Isleib, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Jul 7, 2017

Many farms in Michigan, from the southern Lower Peninsula all the way to the Upper Peninsula, have experienced excessive rainfall and periods of saturated soil in 2017. Nitrogen fertilizer losses can be serious in fields where soils have been saturated

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Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Submerged Fields – What Can You Do?

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Submerged Fields – What Can You Do?

👤By Monica Jean, Michigan State University Extension; and Kurt Thelen and Kurt Steinke, MSU Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences 🕔Jul 7, 2017

The heavy rainfall encountered throughout the northcentral portion of the state over the last two weeks has many growers wondering how to approach management for the remainder of the season. There are a couple of items to consider moving forward.

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Corn: Optimizing Nitrogen Uptake Can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Study

Corn: Optimizing Nitrogen Uptake Can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Says Study

👤By Shari Finnell, Purdue University Extension 🕔Jul 6, 2017

Purdue University scientists released research findings that indicate corn management processes contributing to optimal levels of plant nitrogen uptake could result in fewer nitrous oxide emissions, long identified as one of the most potent greenhouse gases. The research, which revealed

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