Articles Tagged with ''nitrogen application''

Nutrient Management

How High-Yield Strip-Tillers are Managing Nitrogen After a Wet Spring

Many farmers recovering from a punishing rainy season may be starting to wonder how their nitrogen programs fared. Three strip-tillers share their experience-based best practices.
In some respects, strip-tillers who band fertilizer in their strips enjoy a distinct advantage in terms of nitrogen (N) management over other tillage practices. After an exceptionally rainy spring, many farmers throughout the country may be starting to worry about N that may have washed away.
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Considerations For Strip-Till Fertilizer Application

Once harvest comes to an end, some growers will shift their focus to strip-tillage. Fabian Fernandez, University of Illinois Extension specialist in plant nutrition and soil fertility, offers a few thoughts on applying nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium with strip-till this season.
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