Nitrogen Management

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: A Birdseye View

June 17, 2021
This week, Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell discuss their graduate research on leveraging remote sensing data for near real-time, in-season nitrogen management.

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FarmBits Podcast: The Sixth Sense

June 10, 2021
University of Kentucky associate professor Joshua McGrath shares his perspective on nutrient application challenges and the technologies that are best suited to solve those challenges.

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Making Sense of Sensors

June 4, 2021
UNL professor emeritus Jim Schepers discusses the history of nitrogen sensor development, pros and cons to different sensor platforms and the future of sensor-based technologies.

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Granular Guidance for Nitrogen Management

May 27, 2021
In this episode, Bob Gunzenhauser, manager of agronomy science at Granular, discusses how the Granular nitrogen management model tool within the Agronomy Insights platform works at a high level.

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Making of a Model

May 20, 2021
UNL assistant professor Dr. Laila Puntel discusses the complexities of a nitrogen model, connecting the dots between the abstract concept of a model with commercially available tools.

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Hosted by Samantha Teten and Jackson Stansell — graduate students in UNL's Department of Biological Systems Engineering and Nebraska Extension Digital Agriculture team members — FarmBits Podcast is a weekly series highlighting new innovations and trends in digital agriculture through interviews with academic experts, farmers and industry specialists.

FarmBits Podcast: Nitrogen Roots

May 13, 2021
In this week’s episode, UNL Department of Agronomy and Horticulture professor Richard Ferguson reviews the evolution of nitrogen management and developments for precision technology currently underway.

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Figure 1. Animal Feeding Operation near Lubbock, Texas.

Manure Phosphorus and Water Quality

April 1, 2021
For producers who seek to decrease their dependency on commercial fertilizers, this article reviews proper management of nutrient content of manure, while highlighting phosphorus issues and solutions.

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Anticipated high residual soil nitrate-N levels in Nebraska rainfed crops of dry 2020 may allow reduced N rates for 2021.

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?

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