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Maintaining Soil Fertility is Important For Soil Health

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, Francisco Arriaga, Professor UW Soil Science, Soil Science Specialist, UW-Madison Maintaining soil fertility is important not only for profitable crop production, but also soil health. In a long-term P and K … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Need for Rescue N Applications

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, UW-Madison Past articles have discussed how to evaluate the need for rescue N applications for corn after excessive rainfall. A recent  study completed at the Marshfield Ag Reserach Station on a somewhat poorly … Continue reading

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UW Research to be Highlighted at Agronomy/Soils Field Day on August 22nd

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, UW-Madison The UW Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science invite you to the Arlington Agricultural Research Station on August 22nd to learn the latest in agronomic research being conducted in the College of … Continue reading

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Fertility Guidelines for Hemp in Wisconsin

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist No research has been conducted on the nutritional needs of hemp grown in Wisconsin in 75 years. In order to develop nutrient application guidelines for hemp, available peer reviewed literature as … Continue reading

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2018 Agronomy/Soils Field Day on August 22nd

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Scientist Save the date: Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington Ag Research Station will be held on August 22. The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in conjunction with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station will … Continue reading

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Has April rain and snow caused loss of March N applications to winter wheat?

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Scientist Recent Wisconsin research has indicated that applying N to winter wheat at green-up was generally more profitable than applications at Zadoks growth stage 30 (GS30, hollow stem – just prior to first node, … Continue reading

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Welcome UW Soil & Forage Analysis Lab director

Carrie Laboski, Professor & Extension Soil Scientist The UW Soil & Forage Analysis Lab welcomes its new lab director and extension soils specialist, Andrew Stammer. Andrew is a certified crop advisor and has a strong background in soil and plant … Continue reading

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Are fall applications of N to winter wheat beneficial?

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, UW-Madison The short answer is maybe. Research in 2014 through 2016 demonstrated that N application at green-up generally resulted in the greatest economic return compared to application at Zadok’s growth stage 30 … Continue reading

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It’s rained again, what should I do about nitrogen?

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist, UW-Madison With continued precipitation and water lying on fields in many areas, growers are becoming concerned about nitrogen loss. This article will explain how to determine if N loss from excessive rainfall … Continue reading

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Tips for Nitrogen Management in Winter Wheat

Carrie Laboski, Professor and Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist In general, apply N early. At 50% of research sites in 2014 to 2016, N application at green-up out yielded application at Zadoks growth stage 30 (GS30, hollow stem – just … Continue reading

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