June 20, 2011

How and when to apply Nitrogen to your cornfields

A recent report from Purdue University in the Department of Agronomy suggest that there are some critical periods in every crop to do the side-dressing. Peter Scharf University of Missouri agronomist said "that the last few years have had an higher than average precipitation which has caused concern for the health of the soil."

A full scale experiment on a 13 acre field was carried out by Purdue University, has shown that the issues regarding the whether forced late application of Nitrogen does impact the profit and yield. However their results show that late application of Nitrogen can be offset. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers

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