Protecting nitrogen during sidedress can provide viable ROI

· May 31, 2017

After getting pelted with as much as seven to 10 inches of rain in 10 days in the Corn Belt, many farmers that applied 100 percent of his or her nitrogen (N) in a pre-plant application, might have found they lost a great deal to the weather now. But farmers can adjust their N plans […]

Verdesian: Wet or dry, nitrogen loss is inevitable

· May 15, 2017

Applying the nitrogen (N) your corn crop needs can be challenging, rain or shine. The weather is often the first condition in preventing farmers from getting into the field to make pre-plant, topdress, or sidedress applications. “Ideal conditions to apply N would be spoon feeding it during the growing season, just before the plant needs […]

Improve nitrogen efficiency by splitting applications

· April 18, 2017

Looking to improve nitrogen efficiency? Verdesian Life Sciences says try splitting nitrogen (N) applications and following pre-plant N applications at lower rates with a sidedress or topdress application this growing season. “More farmers are adopting the 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship, which includes good timing to put the N down when the plant needs it,” says […]

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