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Study Evaluates Different N Programs By: 04/16/2015 @ 3:45pm

Most 2015 fertility plans are in place and underway at this point, whether that includes fall ammonia application, early spring nitrogen (N) application, or planning…

Evaluate Soil Health Tests and Boost Soil Biology By: 03/09/2015 @ 11:53am

These are different than the normal nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium test levels you normally glean from soil tests…

Let There Be Lime By: 01/06/2015 @ 11:19am

Somewhere around 14 million acres or more are affected by pH in western Canada, says Elston Solberg, senior agronomist…


Whether you’re applying nitrogen (N) on your corn or wheat crop, knowing which nitrogen stabilizer to consider can be confusing! There are many out there. They protect from different types of loss, and they…

The Skinny on Sulfur By: 03/05/2015 @ 3:51pm

By Gene JohnstonEvidence mounts that you should consider sulfur fertilizer for corn, particularly in fields low in organic matter. It can take as little as 10 pounds per acre of sulfur, typically at a cost of…

Online Help for N Rates By: 02/24/2015 @ 5:35pm

By Gene JohnstonMidwest corn farmers now have an easy-access way to help determine nitrogen (N) fertilizer rates. It’s an online calculator in which they put their location, cost of nitrogen, expected…

MRTN Calculator Q&A By: 02/24/2015 @ 5:33pm

By Gene JohnstonHere are some questions farmers likely have about the Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator that uses the Maximum Return to Nitrogen (MRTN) and some answers from John Sawyer, an Iowa State University…

Soil Health Tool Shows Nutrient Availability and Soil Respiration By: 11/26/2014 @ 11:09am

Measuring soil respiration and its contribution to soil fertility is the purpose of a testing procedure called the Soil Health Tool.The tests evaluate relationships between the soil’s physical properties and…

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