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Dry soils offer risks and rewards for fall nitrogen applications

Dry soil conditions this fall offer both opportunities and challenges for fall nitrogen application. The risk and success of such operations depend on soil characteristics, weather conditions and machinery operations. Opportunities Usually growers are advised to delay application as long as possible in the fall so soils are cool, in order to prevent or delay

Fall Fertilizer Refresher

MAFRI CROP NUTRITION SPECIALIST The past few wet years have played havoc with the traditional practices of fall nitrogen (N) fertilization. In many cases the N losses have been high, resulting in low yields and/or protein, and in extreme cases some fertilized fields went unseeded. So in recent weeks I have had calls from growers