Although UAN (urea-ammonium nitrate) and many pre-emergence products can be applied to emerged corn, using UAN as a herbicide carrier enhances the foliar activity of products and may result in foliar damage.
Nitrogen is the most important nutrient for plant growth, development and reproduction, but the minute nitrogen hits soil, it starts transforming. These transformations can greatly impact nitrogen use efficiency in cropping systems.
The Texas legislature has finally passed legislation for new regulations pertaining to the storage and handling of ammonium nitrate, which was the source of the 2013 explosion at the West, Texas, fertilizer facility that killed 15 people.
Russia's EuroChem is open to selling potash fertilizer together with rival Uralkali once it finishes building two mines, but it is too soon to pursue the idea, a senior executive in the private company said on Thursday.
By Lyndon Kelley, Michigan State University Extension
Fertigation allows application of nitrogen closest to the plants uptake in need of nitrogen without extra field traffic. Fertigation is often used in conjunction with side dress to apply the additional nitrogen required for the higher expected yields in the irrigated portion of field that are only partially irrigated.
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. Chief Executive Jochen Tilk said on Thursday that he views the company’s stakes in fertilizer companies Sinofert Holdings and Arab Potash Company as “strategic,” but continues to review whether to keep its shares in ICL and SQM.