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  • Jun 5, 2012
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    Farmers Face Replant, Nitrogen Decisions

    Growing conditions for corn and soybeans are quite variable across Minnesota. In south-central Minnesota most of the corn and soybeans were planted by mid-May and have emerged, with some of the early planted corn being 12-15 in. tall by the beginning of June. Overall the warmer and wetter conditions that existed in May across the state have been quite favorable for crop development; however, many locations have been impacted by excessive heavy rainfall events and severe storms during the month....More
  • Mar 16, 2012
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    Benefits of Banded Fertilizer Placement

    Richard Wolkowski, Extension soil scientist at the University of Wisconsin, talks about the benefits of banding fertilizer, rather than a broadcast application. From whether or not to use a starter to response from micronutrients, Wolkowski makes a case for banding your fertilizer....More
  • Mar 16, 2012
    video
    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Fertilizer Banding with Seed Placement

    Richard Wolkowski, Extension Soil Scientist at the University of Wisconsin, talks about banding fertilizer with seed placement, as well as the risks of it....More
  • Dec 20, 2011
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    Corn and Soybean Digest

    Created Wetlands Help Reduce Nitrogen, Phosphorus Escapes

    The hypoxia, or “dead zone,” in the Gulf of Mexico is one of those issues that seems to go on and off the radar of environmental activists. But farmers and government officials like Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey are continuing to work on the problem. Northey talked about those efforts following a presentation at annual Integrated Crop Management Conference at Iowa State University....More
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