TITLE

Corn growers monitoring nitrogen use

AUTHOR(S)
Hollis, Paul L.
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;4/6/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article deals with the question as to how corn growers can be more efficient in their use of nitrogen. Environment, timing and rates all are important factors in nitrogen use on corn. When one has high-production, irrigated corn on good soils, and he is getting yields up in the 200-bushel range, one can be very efficient with nitrogen, even hitting a ratio of 1 pound of nitrogen per bushel of corn. Many growers, ask if it's worth the cost to make an early fertilizer treatment. Researchers have looked at making split applications of nitrogen compared to applying it all at planting.
ACCESSION #
16747742

 

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