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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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Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management Meetings to be held in December

by Carrie Laboski, Professor of Soil Science The annual Soil, Water, and Nutrient Management Meetings will be held December 2 through 11 at eight locations throughout the state. Current soil science research will be highlighted along with other topics of interest … Continue reading

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44th Annual North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference

Save the Date: November 19-20, 2014 Holiday Inn Airport, Des Moines, IA We would like to invite you to attend the 2014 North Central Extension-Industry Soil Fertility Conference being held Nov. 19-20 at the Holiday Inn Airport in Des Moines, … Continue reading

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Potential for Nitrogen Loss Following Heavy Rainfalls

Carrie Laboski, Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Extension Specialist Some areas in the state have experienced heavy rainfall that has resulted in water standing in fields. If you are concerned about potential N loss following heavy rainfall please read: http://www.npketc.info/?p=180 WCM article … Continue reading

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