Posted on November 1, 2022 at 8:54 AM by Stewardship Advocate
As harvest is wrapping up and colder weather is on the horizon, soil temperatures are nearly in the safe zone for fall nitrogen applications. Risk of nitrogen loss is reduced when soil temperatures are consistently below 50 degrees. Be sure to test your soil to account for this nitrogen and make sure it doesn’t leave the soil and cause water quality problems in the spring. Here are some nitrogen management recommendations:
Tune into the BigShow TODAY at 11 a.m. to learn more about the Iowa Nitrogen Initiative. Hear from Dr. Mike Castellano from Iowa State University, Bill Northey from the Iowa Nutrient Research & Education Council, Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig and Iowa corn farmers Roger Zylstra, Tim Recker and Stan Nelson. Hear about the Iowa Nitrogen Initiative, farmers experienced being engaged with the trails and how to get your own farm involved with the trials.
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Hear from Dr. Mike Castellano from Iowa State University as he shares about the importance of nitrogen management and the Iowa Nitrogen Initiative.