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Nitrogen Fertilizer Apps & High Tunnel Conference

Nitrogen Fertilizer Apps & High Tunnel Conference

County Agent News
Dan Folske
February 13, 2017

Nitrogen Fertilizer Apps

            Dr. Dave Franzen, NDSU Extension Soils Specialist has updated the nitrogen fertilizer recommendations for wheat, corn, and sunflowers. The updated recommendations have been designed into nitrogen calculator computer programs where you select your region of the state, indicate whether your field is a low , medium, or high producing field, the previous crop, tillage type (conventional, beginning no-till, or no-till for over 5 years), planning prices for the crop and fertilizer, soil N and organic matter. The program calculates the most economically efficient fertilizer rate for that field. It makes it very easy to compare fertilizer rate efficiency at different commodity and fertilizer prices.

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