Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers: Tools for More Efficient Nitrogen Management

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Target Audience:

  • Crop Consultants
  • 3rd party and University Agronomists
  • Extension Personnel
  • Retailers

Learn about different types of nitrogen loss and how Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizers can help prevent them. Develop an understanding for the different types of EEFs and the benefits of each.  See examples from recent research and learn best use recommendations.  1 CEU credit available!

I.  Nitrogen losses and how they occur
     a. Volatilization
     b. Denitrification
     c. Leaching

II. Types of enhanced-efficiency fertilizers:  modes of action, uses and applications, limits of efficacy and expectations.
     a. Biochemical inhibitors or stabilizers
          i. Urease inhibitors
          ii. Nitrification inhibitors
     b. Slow and controlled-release fertilizers
          i. Slow release
          ii. Controlled release

III. Examples from recent research
     a. Typical performance
     b. Comparisons with conventional products and practices
     c. Value propositions

IV. Recommendations for use

V.  Government Incentives

By attending, you will also be eligible to receive 1 CEU credit in Nutrient Management!


Rick Keller
Editor | AgProfessional


Dr. Alan Blaylock
Manager, Agronomy | Agrium Wholesale

Dr. Blaylock brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his role as Manager, Agronomy for Agrium Wholesale. He manages an international research program on enhancing fertilizer best management practices with controlled-release fertilizers; supports marketing, sales and product development; and manages agronomy training. He received the Agronomic Industry Award from the American Society of Agronomy in 2010 for his contributions and leadership in the advancement of the science of agronomy.

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