Tag "nutrient management"
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
The unseasonably warm and dry weather this February has prompted some corn growers to begin applying ammonia, according to University of Illinois crop sciences professor Emerson Nafziger. “While we don’t often have the option to apply this early due to
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
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.
Normally we would be concerned about producers applying nitrogen to wheat on frozen ground this time of year. The recent wave of abnormally warm temperatures has removed any frost that was in the ground and suggests that green-up may come
Farmers from Northwest Florida and surrounding areas are invited to attend the 2017 Crop Production Meeting to be held on Tuesday, February 28. The meeting will be hosted by UF/IFAS Extension, Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties, at the Jay Community
Yellow plants equals nitrogen deficits–right? Maybe not! When we have a very wet winter or spring, alfalfa fields may look yellow with diseased-looking leaves and delayed growth. As farmers know, yellowing of leaves is a strong indication that nitrogen (N)
Soil fertility, crop production practices and environmental stewardship will be the foci of a Soil Fertility Seminar on February 28, 2017 in 18 different University of Illinois Extension county offices. Presentations will be delivered through web conferencing from 9 a.m.
We have all heard the old saying that “beauty is only skin deep”. The same kind of thing may be true for some of the fields where we grow crops. There are several situations in which the problem of poor
Sub-soil Nitrate in Texas Soils In the past 20 years Texas A&M AgriLife staff across Texas have become increasingly aware of the presence and amount of sub-soil nitrate nitrogen (N) in Texas soils. Below the standard recommended soil sampling depth