Virginia Cotton: Nitrogen – How Much Should You Apply at Planting?

🕔Apr 20, 2018Nitrogen is needed by the cotton plant at higher amounts than any other nutrient. We have been on a trend of increasing the rate of nitrogen, which is either causing […]

Iowa Corn: Nitrogen – Preplant vs. Sidedress in a Late Spring

🕔Apr 18, 2018Winter seems to be never ending, and spring not arriving. This could lead to a compressed period for field work before corn planting begins. There are conversations underway about switching […]

Minnesota: Spring Nitrogen Outlook 2018 – Podcast

🕔Apr 17, 2018Spring is upon us! While there still may be snow on the ground, on this episode we have your spring nitrogen outlook. Guests Brad Carlson, Fabian Fernandez, Dan Kaiser, Greg Klinger […]

Illinois Corn: N Rate Calculator Updated

🕔Apr 12, 2018Last month (March 2018) we used data from 2017 N rate response trials to update the N rate calculator that provides best-estimate N rate guidelines for different regions and previous crops (corn […]

Michigan Corn: Strategies for Sidedress Nitrogen Placement

🕔Apr 5, 2018Greater emphasis has been placed on applying nitrogen (N) closer to peak uptake periods in a more efficient manner thus improving corn nitrogen recovery and reducing the risk for nitrogen […]

Midwest Corn: Nitrogen Prices, Rates Cuts, and 2018 Fertilizer Costs

🕔Apr 4, 2018In recent months, nitrogen fertilizer prices have increased, reaching roughly the same levels as in 2017. To achieve lower nitrogen fertilizer costs in 2018 than in 2017, many farmers will […]

Midwest Corn: New Recommended Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates Available

🕔Apr 3, 2018Ohio State University corn nitrogen rate recommendations follow a unified framework used throughout the Corn Belt. Together with six other states (Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin), the Ohio recommended […]

Minnesota: Why Do We Need a Soybean Nitrogen Credit?

🕔Apr 2, 2018In a corn-soybean rotation, the corn will need less nitrogen (N) following the nitrogen fixing legumes than in a continuous corn operation. Thus, a nitrogen “credit” is applied to manage […]

Georgia: Pecan Budbreak – Time for Nitrogen

🕔Mar 29, 2018We’ve officially hit budbreak this week in our pecans. This is the same 4-year-old Ellis pecans where we had the pruning clinic. This is the time we start our first […]

Tennessee Corn: Use Full Nitrogen Rate Behind Mixed Cover Crops

🕔Mar 29, 2018Frequent rains have put everybody behind schedule this spring for terminating their cover crops. Termination timing impacts how quickly cover crops start to break down, potentially releasing nitrogen to corn.

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