Agronomy Tip: Customize Your Nitrogen Management Plan
Jon Skinner, Field Agronomist for Beck’s Hybrids, shares the following strategies to help you evaluate and establish a nitrogen plan.
- To begin a nitrogen plan, look inside your field boundaries and identify zones to conduct further soil, tissue, and nitrogen sampling.
- Adjust your nitrogen rates depending on field elevation, slope, soil type, and water holding capacity.
- On the field shoulders and back slopes, utilize minimal disturbance tools for nitrogen applications.
But, as Skinner warns, "There are no absolutes in nitrogen management."
Read more about