In fields that are firm and dry with little rain in the forecast, the moisture in manure could help with wheat germination and emergence and the nutrients could easily replace commercial fertilizer, says Ohio State University. Check out these tips for good results.
Every fall questions arise about whether nitrification inhibitors work for fall manure applications. Do they keep nitrogen (N) from being lost? Do they help improve yields? According to researchers at the University of Minnesota, yes, sometimes, but not always.
The problem with getting manure applied this time of year is the struggle between minimizing runoff and logistics. If time runs out for applications, storage overflow can become a problem in the winter. Check out these 15 tips for getting manure applied in bad weather, from the University of Minnesota.
Manure application rate guidelines in Minnesota have recently been revisited and updated as needed to reflect recent research findings for nitrogen and phosphorus needs of crops. Find out what's new from the University of Minnesota Extension.
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