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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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Illinois Corn: Late Winter Nitrogen Fertilizer Application

Illinois Corn: Late Winter Nitrogen Fertilizer Application

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Feb 28, 2017

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

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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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Ohio Wheat: Wait Until Jointing to Apply Nitrogen

Ohio Wheat: Wait Until Jointing to Apply Nitrogen

👤By Laura Lindsey and Ed Lentz, Ohio State University 🕔Feb 21, 2017

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

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Florida: Crop Production Meeting, Jay, Feb. 28

Florida: Crop Production Meeting, Jay, Feb. 28

👤By John Doyle Atkins 🕔Feb 15, 2017

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

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California Alfalfa: Does Nitrogen Help Flood Recovery?

California Alfalfa: Does Nitrogen Help Flood Recovery?

👤By Rachael Freeman Long and Daniel H Putnam, University of California Cooperative Extension 🕔Feb 13, 2017

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)

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Illinois: Soil Fertility Seminar, Feb. 28

Illinois: Soil Fertility Seminar, Feb. 28

👤By Angie Peltier, University of Illinois 🕔Feb 13, 2017

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.

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Flint on Crops: Look Deeper at Soil Fertility – Commentary

Flint on Crops: Look Deeper at Soil Fertility – Commentary

👤By Ernie Flint, Mississippi State University 🕔Feb 13, 2017

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

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Texas: Soil Profile N – Should You Fully Credit It to Crop Requirement?

Texas: Soil Profile N – Should You Fully Credit It to Crop Requirement?

👤By Calvin Trostle and Jake Mowrer, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Feb 10, 2017

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

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