Illinois: Soil Temps and Fall Ammonia Application Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019According to NASS, Illinois producers harvested 36 percent of the corn crop and 52 percent of the soybean crop by October 20. That’s still behind the average pace of harvest, […]

Nitrogen: Fall Applications Going the Way of Blockbuster Video? – DTN Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019Jason Webster, commercial agronomist for Precision Planting, used the analogy during a recent field day at the company’s Precision Technology Institute (PTI), its research farm in Pontiac, Illinois. He told […]

Corn Belt: Wet Weather Derails N Applications – DTN Jun 28, 2019

🕔Jun 28, 2019Exceptionally wet field conditions forced many Corn Belt corn producers to choose between applying nitrogen fertilizer and planting corn during the narrow windows available for fieldwork this spring. For some […]

Anhydrous Ammonia: Farmer Training Isn’t a Bad Idea – DTN May 9, 2019

🕔May 9, 2019A recent incident in suburban Chicago involving an anhydrous ammonia leak that injured several people, including first responders, underscores the dangers the nitrogen fertilizer can present in both transportation and […]

Anhydrous Ammonia Applications – Equipment Considerations Mar 22, 2019

🕔Mar 22, 2019Because of limited fall 2018 anhydrous ammonia fertilizer application, fertilizer infrastructure including transportation, distribution, and application may be stressed this spring. A review of application equipment considerations can help ensure […]

Ohio Corn: 4 Considerations for Anhydrous Ammonia Applications Mar 19, 2019

🕔Mar 19, 2019It was a late harvest in fall 2018. Soils were wet and frozen when it was time to apply anhydrous ammonia. Those situations resulted in much less than normal anhydrous […]

Anhydrous Ammonia – How Do in Soil Applications Work? Mar 19, 2019

🕔Mar 19, 2019What happens when anhydrous ammonia is injected into soil? Several physical and chemical reactions take place following anhydrous ammonia injection: dissolution in water, reaction with soil organic matter and clay, […]

Corn, Soybeans: Fertilizer Prices Higher for 2019 Crops Sep 26, 2018

🕔Sep 26, 2018August and September fertilizer prices confirm expectations of rising fertilizer costs for 2019.  So far, anhydrous ammonia prices are close to $80 per ton higher for 2019 production as compared […]

Fertilizer: Nitrogen Prices On The Rise – DTN Dec 27, 2017

🕔Dec 27, 2017The recent rise in anhydrous prices comes as a big lump of coal in farmers’ stockings right at the holiday season. With already tight crop margins, higher anhydrous prices were […]

Minnesota: 5 Best Practices for Late Fall Fertilizer Management Dec 7, 2017

🕔Dec 7, 2017Late fall can present challenges when it comes to fertilizer application. If you don’t apply fertilizer at the right time in the fall, you risk loss of nutrients via runoff. […]

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