Fertilizer http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/taxonomy/term/6081/more en Soybean success means managing the entire system http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/soybean-success-means-managing-entire-system <div class="field-byline"> Dr. Ross Bender, The Mosaic Company </div> <div class="field-deck"> A closer look at soil fertility has the potential to raise your soybean game. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Improved soybean productivity requires a greater demand for plant-essential nutrients, but solving the puzzle can be tricky.</div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/soybean-success-means-managing-entire-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/fertilizer/soybean-success-means-managing-entire-system#comments Fertilizer Fri, 05 Aug 2016 16:53:00 +0000 105771 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com What are the costs, benefits of planting cover crops? http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/what-are-costs-benefits-planting-cover-crops <div class="field-byline"> Source: University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The costs associated with a cover crop will depend on many factors including the previous crop, next crop, tillage system, pesticide practices, cover crop species planted and cover crop planting method. Regardless of the specific production choices, most of the costs associated with the cover crop will be in its establishment, which includes planting and seed costs.</p></div> <p><a href="http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/what-are-costs-benefits-planting-cover-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://cornandsoybeandigest.com/conservation/what-are-costs-benefits-planting-cover-crops#comments Conservation Fertilizer cover crops Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:33:00 +0000 105051 at http://cornandsoybeandigest.com Photo: USDA ARS 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