South Carolina: How Much Nitrogen is Necessary for Better Yields?

🕔Dec 27, 2018South Carolina cotton farmers may one day know exactly how much nitrogen their crops need to produce higher yields with greater quality. Armed with this knowledge, farmers can reduce costs and […]

Fertilizer: Researchers Aim to Reduce Nitrogen Use

🕔Dec 26, 2018Synthetic nitrogen fertilizer is lauded as one of the biggest agricultural breakthroughs of the 20th century, sparking a boom in food production that supported a global population that grew from […]

DTN Fertilizer Outlook: Global Nitrogen Market Faces 2-3 Year Deficit

🕔Dec 7, 2018The global nitrogen market could face a deficit in the next two to three years until more world capacity can come into the market, according to a speaker at the […]

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 […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Fall Fertilizer Application Outlook

🕔Nov 28, 2018Fall 2018 has brought late fertilizer applications followed by cold temperatures and freezing soils. Frozen soils can present problems for the application of commercial fertilizers. All commercial fertilizers are water-soluble. […]

Midwest Fall Fertilizer: Tip 1 – Don’t Jump the Gun – DTN

🕔Nov 2, 2018With some harvests lagging and November afoot, there is a strong temptation to race to the field with fertilizer applications as soon as a crop is out.   Stay calm, watch […]

Illinois: Fall Fertilization – Be Aware of Costs While Covering Nutrient Basics

🕔Oct 30, 2018With harvest winding down in most of Illinois after another year with high to very high yields, it’s time to review some basics of fall fertilization. Neither fertilizer nor grain […]

Minnesota Corn: Consider Options Before Applying Fall Nitrogen

🕔Oct 18, 2018Farmers are some of the hardest working people I know. Many highway drivers seeing fields harvested as they travel may think, “farmers are done for the year.” For farmers, the […]

Midwest Corn: Stalk Rot and Nitrogen Loss, Try the Pinch Test – DTN

🕔Sep 6, 2018 Jay Magnussen can’t think of one reason why his stalks would be at risk for lodging this year.   Instead, he can think of three — right off the top of […]

Minnesota: Fall Fertilizer Decisions – DTN

🕔Sep 5, 2018Farmers face tough nutrient management decisions as the fall fertilizer application season rapidly approaches. Issues with tight crop margins and possible uncooperative weather cause nutrient losses will factor into whether […]

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