Illinois Corn: Should You Lower Nitrogen Application Rates?

🕔Mar 21, 2019Spring field operations will soon begin, and nitrogen applications on corn will commence.  More nitrogen will be applied this spring than is typical because wet weather limited fall applications. University-recommended […]

Texas Wheat: Topdress N Timing Is Critical

🕔Mar 11, 2019Soil & Crop Sciences extension has finalized a new publication for Texas wheat. Nitrogen topdress timing involves recognizing the key jointing growth stage in wheat, and understanding when conditions may […]

Ohio Wheat: Nitrogen Application Timing for Weak Stands

🕔Mar 6, 2019Late-planted wheat fields had little opportunity for growth before cold and wet conditions moved into the area last November. Fall tiller production was limited because of early cold weather soon […]

Missouri Wheat: Wet Weather Strategies for Managing Nitrogen

🕔Mar 1, 2019It was a difficult fall in Missouri and much of the Midwest. Crops came out late, crops came out wet, fields were rutted, wheat got planted late or not at […]

Nebraska Corn: How Does Reducing N Rates Affect Profitability, Nutrient Loss?

🕔Feb 12, 2019Nitrogen losses to the environment are related to fertilizer N rate. The UNL N rate recommendations are intended to maximize profit per acre from fertilizer N use or to apply […]

Ag Conservation on Working Lands – What Practices Are Farmers Using?

🕔Jan 9, 2019The USDA’s Office of the Chief Economist (OCE) recently released a report title, “Agricultural Conservation on Working Lands: Trends From 2004 to Present.”  A fact sheet that accompanied the report […]

Michigan Corn: Maximizing Nitrogen Application Efficiency

🕔Jan 4, 2019When it comes to corn production, nitrogen (N) is the most commonly applied nutrient and one of the most expensive inputs, averaging from 13 to 18 percent of the variable […]

Michigan Corn: Mid-Season Nitrogen – How Much Do You Need?

🕔Dec 7, 2018Corn research at the Mason Technology Center in 2018 focused on nitrogen fertilizer rates, end-of-season stalk nitrate-nitrogen (N) and drone imaging. The trial was planted on May 29, 2018, in […]

Conservation: How Cost Efficient Are N Loss Reduction Practices?

🕔Nov 15, 2018Subsurface tile drainage networks significantly underpin agriculture across the US Midwest with Illinois alone possessing nearly 10 million tiled acres. However, nitrogen that leaves Midwestern fields in tile drainage water […]

Minnesota Corn: Controlled Release Nitrogen – Another Tool in the Toolbox

🕔Nov 14, 2018With harvest wrapping up this fall our attentions are being drawn to the next growing season already. Now’s the time to choose what seed hybrid to plant, which tillage method […]

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