Ohio Governor Announces Plan to Tackle Phosphorus Runoff – DTN Nov 19, 2019

🕔Nov 19, 2019Five years after a toxic algae bloom in Lake Erie contaminated drinking water in Toledo, Ohio, the state’s governor this week announced a plan to expand conservation efforts. In August […]

Illinois: N Applications – How Does Timing Affect Cost, Returns? Nov 13, 2019

🕔Nov 13, 2019Overall returns on Illinois grain farms are projected to be much lower in 2019 than recent years, resulting in more consumer about managing input costs. Fertilizer, seed, and pesticide costs […]

Nebraska: Fall Fertilizer – Nitrogen Application Considerations Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019Low fertilizer-N costs, time availability, and generally drier soils compared with spring conditions often contribute to a preference for fall fertilizer-N application. However, when compared with spring or in-season application, […]

4 Priorities for Prevented Plant Acres This Fall, Winter – DTN Nov 1, 2019

🕔Nov 1, 2019With 55% of his acres left unplanted in 2019, one might have expected Matt Foes to put up his feet and take a vacation. Instead, the Sheffield, Illinois, farmer rolled […]

Iowa: Fall Fertilizer Nitrogen Application Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019Fall nitrogen (N) fertilizer application continues to be popular for several reasons, including lower cost, time for application, equipment availability, often better soil conditions, and competing springtime field activities. Success, […]

Illinois: Soil Temps and Fall Ammonia Application Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019According to NASS, Illinois producers harvested 36 percent of the corn crop and 52 percent of the soybean crop by October 20. That’s still behind the average pace of harvest, […]

Minnesota Podcast: Southern Agriculture Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019n this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Larry Oldham, Extension soil scientist with the Department of Plant and […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Potassium Fertilizer – What to Know for Fall 2019 Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019Changes were made to the corn and soybean potassium (K) guidelines in spring 2019. These changes reflect research funded through fertilizer checkoff dollars provided by Minnesota’s Agricultural Fertilizer Research and […]

Phosphorus Management: 8 Steps to Reduce Edge of Field Losses Oct 17, 2019

🕔Oct 17, 2019A new factsheet highlights eight steps to reducing edge of field P losses while maintain soils for increase crop production. The Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss […]

Minnesota: Fall Fertilizer Economics – Podcast Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we discuss fall fertilizer economics. How early is too early when planning nitrogen applications? Are we looking at a year where farmers should be […]

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