Illinois Corn: High Nitrogen Prices – Planning for Next Season Oct 27, 2021

🕔Oct 27, 2021
Nitrogen fertilizer prices continue to rise. The average anhydrous ammonia price now is over $1,100 per ton, having increased over $278 per ton in the last two weeks. Overall, these […]

Nebraska: Soil Fertility – Maximize Economic Returns on Fertilizers Oct 26, 2021

🕔Oct 26, 2021
With the recent increase in fertilizer prices, it is more important than ever to use the right amount of fertilizer to maximize the economic returns. Applying too little or too […]

Mississippi: Soil Fertility – Calcium, Magnesium Management Oct 19, 2021

🕔Oct 19, 2021
Calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg) are essential ‘secondary’ plant nutrients. Plants need less Ca or Mg than nitrogen, phosphorus, or potassium, but require more of them than micronutrients. Should Ca […]

Indiana Corn: Fall-Applied Anhydrous Ammonia – Best Practices Oct 11, 2021

🕔Oct 11, 2021
To minimize the loss of nitrogen (N) from fall-applied anhydrous ammonia (AA), seal the application slot, avoid applications on poorly-drained or excessively well-drained soils, wait till soil temperatures approach freezing, […]

Corn, Soybeans: Fertilizer Risk-Mitigation Strategies – DTN Oct 8, 2021

🕔Oct 8, 2021
There’s nothing simple about figuring out crop fertility for 2022. Examining what worked and what didn’t this year and pairing that with soil and in-season tissue testing is a good […]

Illinois Corn: Fall Fertilizer Decisions for 2021 Oct 7, 2021

🕔Oct 7, 2021
With warm and dry weather prevailing over the past month, harvest of the corn and soybean crops has proceeded at a brisk pace in Illinois. By October 1, 41% of […]

Minnesota: How Soil Health Impacts Nutrient Management – Podcast Oct 6, 2021

🕔Oct 6, 2021
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, three U of M researchers discuss soil management and nutrient issues. How do erosion and tillage practices impact nutrients in the soil and nutrient […]

Arkansas Rice: Rains Slow Harvest; Fertility Amid Rising Input Costs Oct 4, 2021

🕔Oct 4, 2021
It’s been a good run up to this point with harvest, but a rainy window has finally arrived to bust up the game and slow things down.  I feel like […]

Minnesota Corn: Sulfur Fertilizer and Crop Production – What to Know – Podcast Sep 28, 2021

🕔Sep 28, 2021
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, three U of M researchers discuss sulfur. How has atmospheric sulfur deposition changed over time and why does it matter for farmers? How did […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Potassium Needs – Could Soil Clay Type Play a Role? Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
Potassium (K) is needed by all plants and potassium deficiencies can significantly reduce crop yield. While the chemistry of potassium in soils is relatively simple, K availability can be significantly […]

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