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Developing Zone Soil Sampling Maps - SF1176-2

Developing Zone Soil Sampling Maps
 
Developing Zone Soil Sampling Maps
In the northern Great Plains region, most soil sampling is conducted to determine the residual soil nitrate (N) available following a previous crop that can be used to reduce the N fertilizer required for the next crop. Zone soil sampling has been very effective in revealing residual nitrate patterns and amounts in fi elds. To develop zone boundaries to direct soil sampling, a number of tools can be used. A regional project in North Dakota, Montana and Minnesota concluded that all the tools detailed here can be used to develop zones.

Dave Franzen, Soil Science Specialist

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