More Diverse Crop Rotations Improve Yield, Yield Stability and Soil Health
October 25, 2021
Results from a long-term rainfed no-till crop rotation and nitrogen (N) fertilizer systems study, which concluded that crop rotation has more agronomic and soil benefits compared to fertilizer-N alone.
Now is the Time to Use the Nutrients You are Banking in Your Soils
October 20, 2021
With the recent increase in fertilizer prices, it is more important than ever to use the right amount of fertilizer to maximize the economic returns. Applying too little or too much fertilizer can result in substantial economic loss.
Nitrogen Management Decisions Finalized
September 1, 2021
Nitrogen management is the fourth of six management decisions to be finalized in the corn competitions, with only irrigation and marketing left to round out the 2021 TAPS contests.
Soybean Fertility Study in Western Nebraska: What is Limiting High Yield and Protein?
April 22, 2021
Results of a study on soybean fertility throughout 2019 and 2020 and updated fertilizer recommendations for growers.
Q&As on Nitrogen Investment in Corn This Year
March 31, 2021
Most of Nebraska was drier than normal in 2020, which means a potential increase of residual nitrate-N. As such, producers may need to reduce fertilizer-N rates for 2021 — but how much is enough?
Interested in Testing Nitrogen Stabilizers on Your Farm?
January 19, 2021
Nutrient Management Specialist Javed Iqbal analyzes the use of fertilizer stabilizers to mitigate nitrogen fertilizer loss and increase productivity.
Planning 2021 Fertilizer-N Application Following a Dry 2020
October 6, 2020
Fertilizer-N is a big investment for crop production in Nebraska and elsewhere. After harvest, growers tend to plan their fertilizer-N management for the next year’s crop. But the question is how much nitrogen can they apply to get the most profit from their fertilizer-N investment?
May 22, 2020
Nitrogen (N) is the most limiting nutrient in corn. However, there is risk of crop injury with band application of fertilizer-N.