Minnesota: Are Controlled-Release N Fertilizer Products Worth the Cost? May 4, 2020

🕔May 4, 2020
Recent wet years in Minnesota are causing nitrogen management issues for corn farmers. Wet falls can delay harvest and push fieldwork to the spring, wet springs can limit field access […]

Nebraska Corn: Tips for In-Season Nitrogen Management May 4, 2020

🕔May 4, 2020
For much of Nebraska, spring precipitation has been slightly below normal, providing some of the best field conditions for pre-plant fertilizer nitrogen applications in recent years. Great weather is appreciated, […]

Minnesota Corn: Low Residual Soil Nitrate Tests – Should You Adjust N Rates? Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
Recent wet growing seasons have put a greater emphasis on nitrogen management. Summary data form MVTL labs sent by Brian Williams shows that nearly two-thirds of the basal stalk N […]

Minnesota Corn: Should You Credit N Following Fallow Fields? Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
A previous blog post mentioned a potential nitrogen (N) credit for a crop following a fallow situation. The current U of M guidelines suggest that up to a 75-pound N credit can […]

Tennessee Corn: Minimize Nitrogen Loss with N Stabilizers Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Nitrogen (N) fertilization is a costly operation for most row crop producers. Consequently, it is important to implement best management practices (BMP) available for N fertilizer application in order to […]

Ohio Wheat: Nitrogen Rate Recs In Cool Weather Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Wheat has already reached green-up across the state so spring N may be applied anytime fields are fit. Keep in mind that research has shown N can be applied up […]

Illinois Corn: Nitrogen Management Considerations for 2020 Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
As was the case a year ago, there have been limited opportunities to apply nitrogen fertilizer since last fall. Rainfall in Illinois through the first three weeks of March has […]

Minnesota: Can I Credit N for Unharvested Sugar Beets, Fallow Fields? Mar 24, 2020

🕔Mar 24, 2020
The 2019 growing season was extremely challenging with late plantings across Minnesota and some fields which went unharvested. While crops like corn can still be harvested this spring, others such […]

Nebraska: Undersowing Red Clover Into Winter Wheat as an N Source for Corn Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
Red clover can be an excellent green manure that fixes nitrogen, suppresses weeds, and increases corn yields. As a slow-growing cool-season legume, it is suitable to undersowing into winter small […]

Iowa Corn: Spring Nitrogen Fertilization Considerations Mar 13, 2020

🕔Mar 13, 2020
Perhaps you did not get planned nitrogen (N) applications accomplished last fall. Or you are pondering what the spring 2020 weather conditions might be – another wet spring? Are you […]

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