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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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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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