Agronomy Bulletins  11/04/13 2:43:29 PM







 
RECENT NEWS!

Nitrogen Crediting for Fields with Cover Crops

The increase number of acres planted to cover crops has raised questions on nitrogen (N) crediting for the 2014 cropping year.  While there are many benefits touted for the use of cover crops, there are a lot of unknowns when determining N credits.  This is especially true for mixes with multiple plant species. 

One of the benefits of cover crops is scavenging of N during the growing season.  This N can potentially be released for the following year's crop.  While there may be a benefit from additional N available to the next year's crop, the process of mineralization of N through the decomposition of residue can progress over the growing season.  Thus, N may not be available during periods of rapid N uptake by corn.  This delay in availability makes it difficult to predict the amount of available N using the total amount of N per acre contained in the crop.  For small grain crops, if the crop was terminated when the crop was drying down, then no N credit should be used.

Click Here to read complete article

 

Call your Progressive Ag Center, LLC Agronomist today for more information!


 

Nov 4, 2013

Nitrogen Crediting for Fields with Cover Crops

Oct 15, 2013

Soil Fertility Considerations and Fallow Syndrome

Oct 15, 2013

Kernal Dry Matter Loss During Dry Down

July 24, 2013

Be Aware of Potential Carryover Concerns
When Using Ditch Hay

July 22, 2013

True Armyworm: The 2013 Infestation

July 22, 2013

It May Be a Good Year for a Fungicide Application

July 15, 2013

Reduce Risk of "Fallow Syndrome"
with a Cover Crop

July 10, 2013

Soybean Disease Control with Foliar Fungicides

July 10, 2013

Managing Corn Plant Health to Help Maximize Yield Potential

July 3, 2013

Corn Seedling Blights and Root Rots

June 24, 2013

Side Hill Seeps Result in
Corn Emergence Problems

June 24, 2013

Prevented Planting and
Crop Cover Considerations

June 20, 2013

Benefits of Cover Crops

June 20, 2013

Managing Sorghum as a Rescue Crop

June 20, 2013

Prevented Planting and Soil Health

June 14, 2013

agKnowledge Newsletter
Current News and Updates
Identifying Nutrient Deficiencies in Corn
Pos-Emergence Herbicides in Corn and Soybeans
In-Season Nitrogen Applications
Insect Notes

June 12, 2013

Soybean aphids found on soybean
in Southeast Minnesota

June 12, 2013

Agronomic Considerations for
Prevented Planting Acreage

June 12, 2013

Nitrogen Loss-Spring 2013

June 5, 2013

Cover Crops for Prevent Plant Acres

May 31, 2013

Yellow Corn Seedlings

May 30, 2013

Heavy Rains Exclude Oxygen Needed
for Seedling Health from Soils

May 30, 2013

Manure Management Concerns Caused
By Recent Wet Weather

May 30, 2013

Slugs Like the Wet Weather

May 20, 2013

Minnesota Late Soybean Planting Recommendations

May 14, 2013

Optimizing Soybean Yield Potential
with Pre-emergent Herbicides

May 6, 2013

Weather Forecast Delays Corn Planting, but Late Planting Does Not Foretell Lower Yields

May 6, 2013

Don't Underestimate the Value of Starter Fertilizer for Corn Planted Late

May 3, 2013

Maximizing Forage in Winter Injured
& Killed Stands

April 26, 2013

Cold, Saturated Soil Effects on Corn Germination


August 22, 2012

Dry Soil Conditions and Liquid Manure Application


August 17, 2012

Iowa State Crop Connection:Tips and Tables


August 16, 2012

Evaluating Corn for an Early Harvest


July 27, 2012

Spider Mites in Soybeans


July 17, 2012

Sudden Death Syndrome and Brown Stem Rot


July 16, 2012

Whiteflies in Soybeans


July 11, 2012

Two Spotted Spider Mites


July 10, 2012

Effect of Heat and Drought Stress on Corn Pollination


July 6, 2012

Tips for diagnosing Goss's Wilt nd leaf Blight


July 2, 2012

How Extended High Heat Disrupts Corn Polination


June 17, 2012

Rapid Growth Syndrome


June 11, 2012

Controlling Potato Leafhopper Insects


May 31, 2012

Stunted, Yellowing or Wilting Corn:
Could Nematodes Be the Cause?


May 31, 2012

Rootles Corn


May 30, 2012

Evaluating Hail Damage to Soybeans


May 30, 2012

Evaluating Hail Damage to Corn


May 22, 2012

Seedling Diseases in Corn


May 22, 2012

Black Cutworm Management in 2012-MN


May 21, 2012

Black Cutworm Pes Management


May 21, 2012

Scouting for Black Cutworms


May 16, 2012

Imbibitional Chilling and Variable Emergence


May 16, 2012

Emerged Corn, Herbicides and Nitrogen


May 16, 2012

Moths Abundant Around Iowa (and MN)


May 7, 2012

Late Corn Planting Recomendations-MN


May 7, 2012

Corn Stand Evaluation and Replant Decisions


May 3, 2012

Uneven Early Season Growth in Corn


April 26, 2012

Mild Winter: Pests, Diseases likely on the rise


April 19, 2012

Assessing Fields for "Pop Up" Starter
Fertilizer Damage


April 18, 2012

Low Temperatures vs Corn Survival


April 17, 2012

Frost Damaged Alfalfa


April 16, 2012

Managing Low Moisture and Low Germination Soybeans


April 11, 2012

EPA Denies Petition to Revoke 2-4,D


April 10, 2012

Cold Injury to Alfalfa


April 10, 2012

Interactions Between Herbicides & Insecticides


April 9, 2012

Frosted Alfalfa


April 4, 2012

Minnesota is the Guinea Pig for Water Quality


April 3, 2012

Risks Associated with Planting Corn
Before Optimum Window


Jan 12, 2012
New R7 Mapping Tool Enhances Precision Farming

 

 

Copyright DTN. All rights reserved. Disclaimer.
Powered By DTN