Minnesota Corn: Should You Add Inhibitors to Your N Sidedress Application? Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
June is a good time to start thinking about sidedress application for corn. Identifying which situations sidedress applications can be beneficial and which products are more cost-effective are critical to get the […]

Minnesota Corn: Low Residual Soil Nitrate Tests – Should You Adjust N Rates? Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
Recent wet growing seasons have put a greater emphasis on nitrogen management. Summary data form MVTL labs sent by Brian Williams shows that nearly two-thirds of the basal stalk N […]

Minnesota Corn: Should You Credit N Following Fallow Fields? Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
A previous blog post mentioned a potential nitrogen (N) credit for a crop following a fallow situation. The current U of M guidelines suggest that up to a 75-pound N credit can […]

Take Extra Care Managing Previously Fallowed Fields – DTN Mar 20, 2020

🕔Mar 20, 2020
Fields that were flooded or lay fallow in 2019 may require extra management for the 2020 spring planting season. The two top concerns will be weed control and nutrient availability […]

Minnesota Corn: How to Prevent Fallow Syndrome Mar 17, 2020

🕔Mar 17, 2020
With record precipitation across much of the Midwest in 2019, many fields went unplanted. Fields that were in a prevent plant situation last year may be at risk of fallow […]

Minnesota: Corn-Soy Rotation – Phosphorus Only Needed Every Other Year Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
In pursuit of maximum yields in two-year corn-soy rotations, some farmers are now applying phosphorus (P) fertilizer every year. A 10-year study by University of Minnesota scientists that ended in […]

Fertilizer Management – How Soil Compaction Impacts Decisions Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019
Another wet fall means that harvesting crops from saturated fields could lead to compaction issues. Many farmers believe the old adage that nothing you do in the fall can hurt […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Potassium Fertilizer – What to Know for Fall 2019 Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019
Changes were made to the corn and soybean potassium (K) guidelines in spring 2019. These changes reflect research funded through fertilizer checkoff dollars provided by Minnesota’s Agricultural Fertilizer Research and […]

Minnesota Corn: Fall Sulfur Application – Selecting the Best Product Sep 16, 2019

🕔Sep 16, 2019
Sulfur has become an important crop nutrient applied to corn fields across Minnesota. Recent research has shown a benefit from applying sulfur in fields low in organic matter and in […]

Minnesota: Planning Fall Fertilizer in Prevented Plant Fields Aug 28, 2019

🕔Aug 28, 2019
Prevented planting situations in parts of Minnesota have led to some questions about potential changes to fertilizer applications. Crediting fertilizer applied prior to the 2019 crop in prevented planting situations […]

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