June 29, 2011

Nitorgen loss expected due to heavy rains

With the heavy rains that has inundated the Upper Midwest from South Dakota to Minnesota, University of South Dakota Extension Soil Specialist Ron Gelderman says "some fields may experience nitrogen (N) loss. Whether N leaching has occurred depends on many factors". 

He also said "There are many considerations including: soil type, amount of rainfall, rainfall intensity, when Nitrogen was applied, nitrification inhibitors used, organic matter levels and many more". 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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