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Nutrient Management Podcast: a conversation on sulfur

In this episode, Fabian Fernandez, Dan Kaiser and Jeff Vetch discuss sulfur. What does the research say about fall versus spring application? What is the best source of sulfur for corn? Should farmers be concerned about an interaction between nitrogen and sulfur? Listen to the podcast. Subscribe to the podcast and never miss an episode…

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Nutrient Management Podcast: soil fertility – fact or fiction

On this podcast, Fabian Fernandez, Dan Kaiser and Carl Rosen explain what’s fact or fiction in statements such as “plants prefer organic sources of nutrients because they are more available,” “variable rate application of fertilizer will increase crop yield,” and others. Listen and learn! Listen to the podcast. Subscribe to the podcast and never miss…

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Nitrogen Conference and Nutrient Management Conference

Join us in February for two essential conferences U of M Extension and Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center (MAWRC) are pleased to invite you to the Nitrogen Conference and Nutrient Management Conference. Each conference offers continuing education credits (CEUs) in soil and water and nutrient management for Certified Crop Advisers (CCA). 5th Annual Nitrogen Conference…

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Nutrient Management Podcast: Checking in on 2018

How is 2018 shaping up compared to years past? On this episode of the podcast, Ryan Miller, Brad Carlson, Fabian Fernandez and Dan Kaiser talk through what they’ve seen this growing season, the biggest questions they’ve gotten and tips to manage. We talk about how the weather has impacted nitrogen loss, the viability of sidedress…

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Nutrient Management Podcast: Spring Nitrogen Outlook 2018

Spring is upon us! While there still may be snow on the ground, on this episode we have your spring nitrogen outlook. Guests Brad Carlson, Fabian Fernandez, Dan Kaiser, Greg Klinger and Anne Struffert answer some of your most frequently asked questions, including: How much N should I apply this spring? If I applied N in…

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Handling Variability in Manure Nitrogen with Manure Analysis

April 12, 2018 Gregory Klinger, Extension Educator Melissa Wilson, Extension Manure Specialist One of the big challenges when using manure as a fertilizer source is knowing the amount of plant nutrients that are present and available in the manure. This uncertainty increases the risk of over-applying or under-applying nutrients to the field. The risk is…

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Don’t Apply Commercial Fertilizers to Snow-covered Frozen Soils

Dan Kaiser, Extension Nutrient Management Specialist The recent snows across the state may be spurring concerns with fertilizer application this spring. Application of any fertilizer source should not occur when the ground is still frozen, especially on top of snow. All commercial fertilizer products are water soluble and will dissolve readily in liquids. There is…

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Nutrient management podcast

Keith Johnson checks out the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resource Conservation (NRCS) Web Soil Survey app while USDA NRCS North Branch Minnesota District Conservationist Deb Hermel pulls a soil sample. (Courtesy of USDA via Flickr) MINNEAPOLIS — We’re back with another Nutrient Management Podcast episode. This month, it’s all about manure and nutrient…

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