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Considerations when using the end-of-season corn stalk nitrate test

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist There continues to be interest in taking end-of-season corn stalk samples to assess nitrogen (N) management practices. The purpose of this article is to briefly describe the end-of-season corn stalk nitrate … Continue reading

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Agronomy/Soils Field Day at ARS is Fast Approaching, Aug 31

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Agronomy/Soils Field Day will be held on August 31. There are five different tours from which to choose, but only three different tour departure times; so plan your day ahead of … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss Agronomy/Soils Field Day – August 31

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist As usual Agronomy/Soils Field Day has a fantastic program lined up! Phil Townsend will discuss new frontiers in remote sensing for agriculture during the lunch program. A special tour focusing on … Continue reading

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Plant analysis are you using it and interpreting the results correctly?

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Over the last two weeks I have received several calls/emails regarding interpretation of plant analysis results. In all situations, the agronomist asked how it was possible for corn plant sample results … Continue reading

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Save the Date – Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington Ag Research Station on August 31st

The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in conjunction with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station will host their annual field day on August 31, 2016 from 8:00a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The field day will highlight UW-Madison research on all facets … Continue reading

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Nitrogen Applications to Maximize Winter Wheat Yield

Time Your Spring Nitrogen Applications to Maximize Winter Wheat Yield Carrie A.M. Laboski, Professor and Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Proper timing of spring N application can significantly increase winter wheat yield. To maximize yields, growers should try to apply N … Continue reading

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New Video: Relative Importance of P and K for corn and soybean in Wisconsin

Phosphorus and potassium are important for crop production. But is one nutrient more important than the other? To learn the answer to this question, watch a new video titled: “Relative Importance of P and K for corn and soybean in … Continue reading

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New Video: Strategies to Maximize Return on Fertilizer in 2016

There are numerous economic challenges for crop production in 2016. Tips for maximizing your economic return on fertilizer are provided in the video titled: “Strategies to Maximize Return on Fertilizer in 2016”. You can find the video here:

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Save the Date – Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington Ag Research Station on August 19th

The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in conjunction with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station will host their annual field day on August 19, 2015. The field day will highlight UW-Madison research on all facets of crop production and soil … Continue reading

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Safe rates of seed placed starter fertilizer

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Without fail every year after planting, questions start popping up about pop-up fertilizer. The questions always occur when there are emergence or germination issues. So before planting gets into full swing, … Continue reading

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