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

🕔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, 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, 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, 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, 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 […]

California Almonds: Avoiding Hull Rot – The Basics

🕔Jul 12, 2019While the onset of hullsplit signals that harvest season is near, it also marks the start of an unwelcomed orchard guest: hull rot. Almond hulls are susceptible to hull rot […]

Ohio Corn: What to Do About Nitrogen Fertilizer This Year?

🕔Jul 5, 2019The persistent rain this year may force many growers to sidedress their nitrogen in corn much later than what is considered normal. Other growers may be supplementing their earlier N […]

Florida: Nitrogen – Getting the Most Out of Your Investment

🕔Jun 24, 2019Climatic conditions in North Florida can pose serious challenges to growers aiming to maximize returns on investments made in nitrogen (N) fertilizer. Most plant available N in local soils is […]

Arkansas Rice: Making Midseason Fertilizer Decisions – What, When, How

🕔Jun 24, 2019Unfortunately, many decisions were made last week with the idea that there would be a lot of rain this week. Not so much. This has resulted in missing activation of […]

Nebraska Corn: In-Season Nitrogen Management Options

🕔Jun 21, 2019The 2019 spring weather conditions have complicated nitrogen management. Much residual nitrate-N and applied fertilizer-N was likely lost to leaching and denitrification. Other fertilizer-N was never applied due to spring […]

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