Soil sampling in fall is strongly recommended to improve winter wheat management, says Kansas State University Extension, because nitrate-N levels can have a significant impact on N recommendations for winter wheat.
Montana State University researchers working with no-tillers raising wheat found some fairly simple changes in fertilizer application methods can significantly reduce nitrogen volatilization and minimize economic loss and air pollution.
The nitrogen rate within a particular field for corn, wheat or sunflower is important, but nitrogen rate isn't related to yield over different sites, according to a soil specialist at North Dakota State University Extension.
No-tiller David Groff from Cedar Meadow Farm in Holtwood, Pa., talks about the farm’s experience this year no-tilling hemp and the cover-crop mix and fertility plan they followed during the growing season.
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