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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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Save the date: Agronomy/Soils Field Day August 27, 2014

Carrie Laboski, Associate Professor & Extension Soil Scientist The Agronomy/Soils Field Day will be held on August 27, 2014 at the Arlington Ag Research Station.  Details of topics and tours will be provided as they become available.

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Fall soil sampling: Another challenging prospect?

Carrie A.M. Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist The dry conditions over the past four plus weeks may be giving you flash backs to 2012 and leave you wondering when you should soil sample this fall. Keep in mind that … Continue reading

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Late Summer Planting Legumes to Produce Nitrogen Credits for Next Year

Dan Undersander, Department of Agronomy,  Carrie Laboski, Department of Soil Science The high price of nitrogen fertilizer has increased interest in planting a legume crop after wheat or canning crop harvest as a green manure to provide some nitrogen credits for … Continue reading

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Potential for Nitrogen Loss Following Heavy Rainfalls

Carrie Laboski, Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Extension Specialist Rainfall totals over the past week (June 19 to 26) in the southern half of Wisconsin range from 1 to 15 plus inches. Many soils are saturated and some fields have had or … Continue reading

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Update on Soil Profile Nitrate Concentrations

Update on Soil Profile Nitrate Concentrations Carrie Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist The soil nitrate monitoring network website was just updated with soil profile nitrate concentrations for 26 sites throughout Wisconsin. The results are not unlike two weeks ago. … Continue reading

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August 2013 Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference in Kansas City

August 2013 Nitrogen Use Efficiency Conference in Kansas City Carrie Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist I’m passing along some information about a N use efficiency conference that may interest you. Managers and advisers on cropland N management will be … Continue reading

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