Fertilizer http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en 5 Ag stories: Nitrogen loss, soybean stands and anhydrous vs. corn prices http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-nitrogen-loss-soybean-stands-and-anhydrous-vs-corn-prices <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, learn about possible nitrogen loss and the impact on yield this year and get tips for evaluating your soybean stand. See the correlation between anhydrous, corn and natural gas prices and get a guide for herbicide application timing. Finally, enjoy some hay Minions!</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-nitrogen-loss-soybean-stands-and-anhydrous-vs-corn-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/5-ag-stories-nitrogen-loss-soybean-stands-and-anhydrous-vs-corn-prices#comments Fertilizer Soybeans Nitrogen Fri, 17 Jun 2016 20:24:00 +0000 104771 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Nitrogen loss may not be yield limiting in 2016 http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-loss-may-not-be-yield-limiting-2016 <div class="field-byline"> By Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>With warm temperatures and the crop just entering its most rapid growth and nitrogen uptake phase, it seems highly likely that the corn growing in soils with the normal amount of nitrogen will be able to take up most of its nitrogen with little danger of developing nitrogen deficiency.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-loss-may-not-be-yield-limiting-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-loss-may-not-be-yield-limiting-2016#comments Corn Fertilizer corn production Nitrogen Tue, 14 Jun 2016 21:27:00 +0000 104701 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Don't apply too much nitrogen http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/dont-apply-too-much-nitrogen <div class="field-byline"> Source: Purdue University </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>“Beyond some level of applied nitrogen, grain yield stops increasing with more additions,” says Bob Nielsen, Extension corn specialist. “Consequently, applying more nitrogen than the crop requires is dollar wasteful and environmentally distasteful.”</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/dont-apply-too-much-nitrogen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/dont-apply-too-much-nitrogen#comments Corn Fertilizer corn production Nitrogen Mon, 06 Jun 2016 19:14:00 +0000 104561 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Wet weather causes nitrogen availability concerns http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/wet-weather-causes-nitrogen-availability-concerns <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Minnesota, University of Nebraska-Lincoln </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Recent and continuing rains across parts of the Corn Belt have farmers wondering how much nitrogen is available in their corn fields. Is a supplemental application necessary at this point? </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/wet-weather-causes-nitrogen-availability-concerns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/wet-weather-causes-nitrogen-availability-concerns#comments Corn Fertilizer Nitrogen Thu, 02 Jun 2016 17:07:00 +0000 104511 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Crop input costs are adjusting http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/crop-input-costs-are-adjusting <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Is there any hope for reduction of crop input costs including cash rent expense? The short answer is yes. According to data, rent, fertilizer, fuel and drying costs are slowing decreasing, says David Kohl.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/crop-input-costs-are-adjusting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/blog/crop-input-costs-are-adjusting#comments Corn Fertilizer Issues Soybeans Management Road Warrior Tue, 31 May 2016 20:54:00 +0000 104471 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Ag stories: Hail damaged crops, soybean nutrition, climate change http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-hail-damaged-crops-soybean-nutrition-climate-change <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get some insight into replant options for hail-damaged crops and keys to proper soybean nutrition. Find out how climate change will impact corn yields in the future and consider switching unplanted corn acres to soybeans this year. Finally, we pay tribute to the farmer soldiers this Memorial Day.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-hail-damaged-crops-soybean-nutrition-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-hail-damaged-crops-soybean-nutrition-climate-change#comments Corn Fertilizer Soybeans corn production soybean production Crops Fri, 27 May 2016 18:41:00 +0000 104441 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Make sidedress nitrogen on corn efficient and effective http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/make-sidedress-nitrogen-corn-efficient-and-effective <div class="field-deck"> New Sidedress special issue from CSD </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Timely nitrogen applications on corn can optimize yield, profits and the environment. Corn+Soybean Digest (CSD) editors compiled a special issue “Sidedress: Our best ideas, insight and tips to manage nitrogen application.”</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/make-sidedress-nitrogen-corn-efficient-and-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/make-sidedress-nitrogen-corn-efficient-and-effective#comments Corn Fertilizer Nitrogen Tue, 24 May 2016 21:39:00 +0000 104391 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com 5 Ag stories: Corn replant, slug damage, estate planning http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-corn-replant-slug-damage-estate-planning <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In the 5 ag stories to read this week, get answers about corn replant and watch for slug damage. Check out a new edition of the Farm Estate and Business Planning book and get tips for nitrogen management in a wet spring. Finally, enjoy some signs that you were a farm kid.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-corn-replant-slug-damage-estate-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/corn/5-ag-stories-corn-replant-slug-damage-estate-planning#comments Corn Fertilizer corn planting Insects Nitrogen Fri, 20 May 2016 21:20:00 +0000 104331 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Nitrogen management in a wet spring http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-management-wet-spring <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Nebraska-Lincoln </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Planting may be in the front of everyone’s mind, but farmers should not lose sight of nitrogen management, particularly after the recent rains. With the extra moisture, water movement through the soil creates reason for nitrogen leaching concerns. </p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-management-wet-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/nitrogen-management-wet-spring#comments Corn Fertilizer Corn Nitrogen Fri, 13 May 2016 18:03:00 +0000 104201 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com How much nitrogen will you sidedress this year? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/poll/05062016 <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p>Timely nutrient application is a must for farmers, particularly in a low-price season. Will you sidedress nitrogen this year to take advantage of feeding the crop when it needs it? Maybe you&#39;ll apply only some nitrogen as sidedress? Or, will you stick with spring and fall applications only? Take our poll and let us know, and feel free to leave comments about your nutrient application practices below!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><form action="/poll/05062016" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4031-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4031"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4031" name="choice" value="4031" class="form-radio" /> I will sidedress all of my corn acres.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4041-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4041"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4041" name="choice" value="4041" class="form-radio" /> I will sidedress nitrogen on more than half of my corn.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4051-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4051"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4051" name="choice" value="4051" class="form-radio" /> I will sidedress nitrogen on up to half of my corn acres.</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-4061-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-4061"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-4061" name="choice" value="4061" class="form-radio" /> I don't use sidedress application.</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="104141" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-RWW2xOJyinNsLJunyhKcVGSRGxpPt7pvUgWzWHhSwLI" value="form-RWW2xOJyinNsLJunyhKcVGSRGxpPt7pvUgWzWHhSwLI" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> <div class="field-redirect-on-submit"> <span>Go to result page on submit:&nbsp;</span> 0 </div> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/poll/05062016#comments Corn Fertilizer Fri, 06 May 2016 14:58:10 +0000 104141 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com