Illinois: N Applications – How Does Timing Affect Cost, Returns? Nov 13, 2019

🕔Nov 13, 2019Overall returns on Illinois grain farms are projected to be much lower in 2019 than recent years, resulting in more consumer about managing input costs. Fertilizer, seed, and pesticide costs […]

Nebraska: Fall Fertilizer – Nitrogen Application Considerations Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019Low fertilizer-N costs, time availability, and generally drier soils compared with spring conditions often contribute to a preference for fall fertilizer-N application. However, when compared with spring or in-season application, […]

Iowa: Fall Fertilizer Nitrogen Application Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019Fall nitrogen (N) fertilizer application continues to be popular for several reasons, including lower cost, time for application, equipment availability, often better soil conditions, and competing springtime field activities. Success, […]

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, […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Fall Fertilizer Considerations in 2019 Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019The high number of prevented-planting fields in some areas, the late start to harvest, and the inability to apply P and K fertilizer as planned last fall or this past […]

Southern Plains: Research to Boost Rainfed Ag – Improving Efficiencies, Soil Health Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019Kansas State University is leading a multi-agency team focused on improving water and nitrogen use efficiencies and improving soil health in the semi-arid southern Great Plains. The nearly $10 million […]

Kentucky Wheat: Soil Nitrogen and Fall Nutrient Management Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019Most winter wheat grown in Kentucky follows corn – sometimes soybean. The residual nitrogen (N) fertilizer remaining and/or that N released from crop residue is typically sufficient to meet wheat’s […]

Minnesota Corn: Site-Specific Estimation of Yield Response to N Fertilizer Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019Site-specific yield estimation is important for efficient management of agricultural inputs and explaining spatial yield variability. Current approaches for site-specific yield estimation include the use of historical yield maps (Fig. […]

Minnesota Corn: Cover Crop Strategies to Improve Nitrogen Cycling Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019Balancing the supply and demand of nitrogen (N) in crop production is challenging. In most cases, application of N fertilizer is needed to ensure that adequate N is available to […]

Minnesota Corn: Late Season Nitrogen Applications Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019The rather lengthy post that is following below is a partial reprint from a Minnesota Crop News article written in 2006. The purpose of the reprint is to refresh everyone’s […]

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