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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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Managing Nutrients on Wisconsin Soils Webinar Workshop – 2013

Managing Nutrients on Wisconsin Soils Webinar Workshop – 2013 Presented by: UW-Madison Department of Soil Science and UW-Extension Nutrient & Pest Management Program Managing Nutrients on Wisconsin Soils Workshop is being offered in a webinar format this year with a … Continue reading

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Wondering how much nitrate might be left in the soil from the 2012 crop?

Wondering how much nitrate might be left in the soil from the 2012 crop? Carrie A.M. Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist Drought conditions throughout much of Wisconsin in 2012 resulted in yields that were less than growers had been … Continue reading

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A2809 Update Coming Soon

A2809 Update Coming Soon Carrie Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management Specialist University of Wisconsin-Extension publication Nutrient Application Guidelines for Field, Vegetable, and Fruit Crops in Wisconsin (A2809) has been revised. There are numerous changes to this edition that … Continue reading

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When should I soil sample this fall?

When should I soil sample this fall? Carrie A.M. Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist This past summer’s drought has left some wondering when they should soil sample this fall. Sampling very dry soil may provide erroneous soil test results … Continue reading

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Fertilizer Needs for Wheat following a Drought

Fertilizer Needs for Wheat following a Drought Carrie A.M. Laboski, Extension Soil Fertility/Nutrient Management Specialist As preparations are made for planting the 2013 wheat crop, growers should consider how the 2012 drought might impact their fertilizer needs. There is a … Continue reading

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Agronomy/Soils Field Day Schedule is Set

Agronomy/Soils Field Day Schedule is Set The annual Agronomy/Soils Field Day is scheduled for Wednesday, August 29 at the Arlington Agricultural Research Station. As usual there is a great line up of speakers and topics! See below for details. Light … Continue reading

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