Factors to consider with fall fertilization in a dry year
With harvest finishing early and the potential for some nice fall weather ahead, producers may be tempted to get a jump on spring field work by doing tillage and fertilization this fall. There also may be financial incentives such as product discounts or moving expenses from one year to another.
The following agronomic concerns, briefly described here, also should be considered:
Guidelines for Soil Sampling (NebGuide 1740) - Proper procedures to collect representative soil samples
Nutrient Management for Agronomic Crops in Nebraska. This 176-page online book covers the basic principles of soil fertility for the primary, secondary and micronutrients as well as fertilizer recommendations for individual crops.
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