Illinois Fertilizer: Nitrogen Prices, Costs Lower for 2018

🕔Nov 15, 2017Nitrogen fertilizer prices are averaging lower now than in any time since September 2008. These lower prices could translate into roughly a $10 per acre saving in nitrogen fertilizer for […]

Illinois Corn: Timing Fall Nitrogen Applications

🕔Oct 20, 2017The substantial rain that fell over central and northern Illinois between October 5 and 15 mostly soaked into the soil that was dried out by crop water use, and harvest […]

Minnesota Corn: Post-Tassel Nitrogen Applications – Are They Worth It?

🕔Aug 11, 2017Optimal nutrient application timing can be hard to nail down. Should you apply everything at the beginning of the season? Sidedress? If so, when? Many people wonder about nitrogen applications […]

Ohio Wheat: Time for Spring Nitrogen Applications

🕔Mar 21, 2017Wheat has already reached green-up across the state so spring nitrogen may be applied anytime fields are fit. Keep in mind that research has shown no yield reduction as long […]

Midwest Temperatures Put Nitrogen Applications on Hold – DTN

🕔Nov 3, 2016The warm fall weather that allowed some farmers to speed through harvest has a downside: Soil temperatures across much of the Midwest are lingering well above 50 degrees.   That […]

Indiana Corn: How Helpful Is Supplemental Nitrogen in Saturated Soils?

🕔Jul 1, 2016Excessive wet weather can cause substantial N loss and damage corn plants. With plentiful and persistent rainfall in 2015 we were able to examine crop response to supplemental and late […]

Louisiana Rice: Mid-Season N Applications

🕔May 10, 2016In dry seeded (drill or broadcast), delayed flood rice production systems in Louisiana, it is recommended that nitrogen (N) fertilizer should be applied in two applications. The first application should […]

Minnesota: Nitrogen Sources – Advantages, Drawbacks, Other Things You Need to Know

🕔May 10, 2016Nitrogen (N) fertilizer is extremely important for crop production. There are many sources available in the marketplace, but the three most important in order of tonnage sales for Minnesota are […]

Illinois Corn: Still Time to Apply Nitrogen, or to Lose It

🕔May 9, 2016Corn planting has moved ahead of the 5-year average, with 66% of the Illinois crop planted by May 1. Early planting usually means an early start to nitrogen uptake. But […]

Louisiana Corn: Reapplying Lost N After the Flood Waters Recede

🕔Mar 18, 2016As the flood waters recede, many producers have questions about the best way to replenish the lost fertilizer N quickly to avoid yield losses.

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