Email Us! Facebook Facebook You Tube Join Now
(309) 663-6497

Tag Archives: nitrogen

WAIT FOR COOLER SOILS BEFORE APPLYING AMMONIA

Most farmers wait to apply ammonia until soil temperatures dip below 50 degrees to avoid nitrification, but some would like to start earlier. Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois agronomist, encourages farmers to wait until temperatures not only drop below 50, but are expected to remain there before conducting this field work. (FarmWeekNow.com)

Posted in Agriculture News | Also tagged , , | Comments closed

N-WATCH

$60,000 is available for a new on-farm nitrogen program, known as the N-WATCH Sentinel Site Program, through the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices (CBMP). Sign-up continues through April 30 or until funds are depleted. Details on FarmWeekNow.com.

Posted in Agriculture News | Also tagged , , , | Comments closed

BIG DATA UPDATE

 DuPont Pioneer has signed up eight Midwest universities, including the U of I, to work on research into nitrogen use on farms. In return, the company will have exclusive use of the data for four years, which it will plug into its subscription-based precision ag platform. The company has deals with equipment makers AGCO and… read more

Posted in Agriculture News | Also tagged , | Comments closed