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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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Heavy rainfall causes loss of carry-over nitrogen on some fields

Heavy rainfall causes loss of carry-over nitrogen on some fields Carrie Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Last week I answered the question: “Are chances for carry-over N diminishing?” The short answer was maybe. Large amounts of precipitation from last … Continue reading

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Nitrogen Credits Following Winter-killed Alfalfa

Nitrogen Credits Following Winter-killed Alfalfa Carrie Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist As alfalfa is greening up across the state, it is becoming apparent that there is a varying amount of winter-killed alfalfa. Based on the amount of winter-kill in … Continue reading

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Are Chances for Carry-Over Nitrogen Diminishing?

Are Chances for Carry-Over Nitrogen Diminishing? Carrie Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist With last summer’s drought throughout much of the state, we headed into winter with variable and sometimes high (eg. 325 lb N/a) amounts of nitrate remaining in … Continue reading

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