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 […]

Michigan Corn: Site-Specific Nitrogen Management – 3 Factors Affect Levels

🕔Sep 2, 2018Researchers from Washington and Connecticut are seeking to improve corn nitrogen (N) recommendations to the point that recommendations can be made on a field-by-field basis. The two most common current […]

Florida Cotton: Foliar Fertilizer Applications – Will One Help Your Crop?

🕔Jul 25, 2018With the frequent rains this summer, it’s been wet. You may not have been able to get into fields for timely topdress fertilizer applications on your cotton. If you’re still […]

Western Corn Belt: June Rain Just Wouldn’t Stop and Now… – DTN

🕔Jul 2, 2018Heavy rains in the Western Corn Belt in June raised water levels in local creeks and streams, but also raised producers’ agronomic concern levels. Chief among those concerns are nitrogen […]

Minnesota Corn: Sidedressing Nitrogen – 4 Considerations

🕔Jun 13, 2018Most corn in Minnesota is between V3 and V8 and developing rapidly now with most fields around V5-V6. Up to this point corn has taken up around 20 to 25 […]

Arkansas Rice: Pre-Flood Nitrogen – Rain Complicates Timing

🕔Jun 3, 2018This is always a fun time of year in the rice world. It hasn’t been without its difficulties, although getting rice to permanent flood is always a victory. Weed control […]

Tennessee Corn: Nitrogen and Wet Soils

🕔Apr 27, 2018With continued wet weather, growers are sharing concerns about how rains may have impacted pre-plant or at-plant nitrogen in fields designated for corn.  Most producers have applied only about one third of […]

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