Iowa Corn: Late-Spring Soil Nitrate Test Use in 2019

🕔May 23, 2019Nitrogen (N) fertilization for this year’s Iowa corn crop has been complicated by frequent and sometimes excessive rainfall from late last fall through this spring. Many farmers who normally apply […]

Michigan Corn: Targeting N Management Strategies for Improved Efficacy

🕔May 17, 2019Environmental, agronomic and economic concerns regarding nitrogen (N) use and recovery coupled with increasingly volatile weather patterns continue to emphasize the importance of improving N management strategies. Closer synchronization between […]

Anhydrous Ammonia: Farmer Training Isn’t a Bad Idea – DTN

🕔May 9, 2019A recent incident in suburban Chicago involving an anhydrous ammonia leak that injured several people, including first responders, underscores the dangers the nitrogen fertilizer can present in both transportation and […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Management Considerations When Planting Is Delayed

🕔May 7, 2019With only 9% of the Illinois corn crop planted by April 28 and with 3 to 5 inches of rain this past week in the northern half of the state, […]

Webinar: Approaches to Ag Impacts on Water Quality, May 8

🕔May 6, 2019Nutrients from agricultural crop production have had a detrimental impact on water quality in the United States, but many states are working to address the issue. A webinar hosted by […]

Mississippi Corn: Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency

🕔May 1, 2019Mississippi’s warm, wet climate can pose considerable issues with nitrogen fertilization for corn, which is quite responsive and demands high amounts for optimal productivity. The South’s warm, high rainfall climate […]

Arkansas Corn: Nitrogen Management Considerations for Replanted Fields

🕔Apr 29, 2019The primary call we received this week was regarding corn that was going to be replanted or not planted yet and preplant fertilizer was applied many weeks ago and whether […]

California Almonds: Fertilizing First Year Trees – Major Nutrients

🕔Apr 26, 2019Determining fertilizer needs for newly planted orchards is challenging. This is due to the desire to grow the trees as rapid as possible while considering the risk of uptake burn […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Updates to Potassium Fertilizer Guidelines

🕔Apr 23, 2019Changes were recently made to the University of Minnesota’s potassium (K) fertilizer guidelines for corn and soybean. These changes were made to reflect research evaluating critical soil test levels and […]

Ohio Corn: Management Changes to Consider for Later Planting

🕔Apr 23, 2019As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the […]

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