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: Things to Consider When Sidedressing Nitrogen Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
Sidedress nitrogen has become a popular way to apply nitrogen possibly for a few reasons: wet springs over the last several years have resulted in N loss from early applications; […]

Minnesota Corn: Nitrogen Advisory Tools – Do They Work? May 19, 2020

🕔May 19, 2020
There has been an explosion in the availability of tools and advisory services intended to make nitrogen recommendations for corn over the past several years. While soil scientists know in […]

Minnesota: Which Nitrogen Source Is Right for You? – Video May 6, 2020

🕔May 6, 2020
Nitrogen is the nutrient most often deficient for crop production in Minnesota, and its use can result in substantial economic return for farmers. However, when nitrogen inputs exceed crop needs, […]

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 […]

Minnesota: 5 Considerations for Sensor-Based Nitrogen Management Mar 12, 2020

🕔Mar 12, 2020
There is considerable debate regarding the usefulness of canopy-sensing technologies for nitrogen fertilizer management. While the technology has been successfully implemented for some crops and regions of the U.S., its […]

Minnesota: Is Tillage a Fertilizer Best Management Practice? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
With fall winding down and the hard winter freeze setting in, growers may be asking if fall tillage is an option for some fields. While there are pros and cons […]

Minnesota: Irrigation, Nutrient Management Field Day, Becker, Aug. 15 Jul 31, 2019

🕔Jul 31, 2019
The Becker Irrigation and Nutrient Management Field Day will take place on Wednesday, August 21st at the Becker Sand Plain Research Farm. Register online by August 15th here. On the […]

Minnesota Corn: How Have Wet Conditions Affected Nitrogen Loss? May 28, 2019

🕔May 28, 2019
Over the last several years, we have noticed that wet springs are becoming the norm. In addition to keeping us out of the field at a critical time, these wet […]

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