Articles Tagged with ''nitrogen''

Feb 2015 Feature Image

Protect Soil, Produce More ‘N’ with Frost Seeded Red Clover

No-tillers raising winter wheat can use this time-honored practice to boost yields for the following crop, improve soil tilth and relieve compaction, all without hauling out a no-till planter or drill.
When Aaron McQueen started farming 3 years ago, he wanted to seed a cover crop after winter wheat harvest to reduce erosion and increase soil tilth and soil biological activity.
Read More
No-Till Notes

What Surface Banding Can Do for No-Till Yields

Surface banding allows no-tillers to apply nitrogen closer to the row without having to buy starter fertilizer systems for no-till planters.
For years we've known starter fertilizers have been essential for no-tillers to ensure early-season crop growth.
Read More
DSC0156.jpg

How To Benchmark Crop Macro and Micronutrient Status

The effectiveness of soil and tissue tests depends on the crop, field conditions and the nutrient in question, and no-tillers should back up the results with scouting and on-farm strip trials.
Peter Kyveryga says he's been hearing more and more discussions among farmers about nutrient deficiencies in corn and soybeans during the growing season.
Read More
No-Till Notes

Nitrogen on Soybeans: To Use or Not to Use

No-tillers wanting to break a yield plateau with soybeans should study the nitrogen cycle and identify environments where additional applications makes sense.
Applying nitrogen on soybeans is a controversial topic, because farmers want to do it, but university experts say it doesn’t work.
Read More

Top Articles

Current Issue

Cover_NTF_June_0620.jpg

No-Till Farmer

Get full access NOW to the most comprehensive, powerful and easy-to-use online resource for no-tillage practices. Just one good idea will pay for your subscription hundreds of times over.

View More

Must Read Free Eguides

Download these helpful knowledge building tools

View More
Top Directory Listings