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Save the Date: Agronomy/Soils Field Day at the Arlington Ag Research Station will be held on August 28, 2019.

A special afternoon only tour will feature research on hemp grain and fiber production. Look for more information in late May. If your company is interested in sponsoring…

Source: NPK et cetera | 22 Apr 2019

Nitrogen Credits Following Winter-killed Alfalfa

Throughout much of the state there is concern about alfalfa winter-kill. Based on the amount of winter-kill in a field, some producers may decide to terminate the alfalfa…

Source: NPK et cetera | 25 Mar 2019

Maintaining soil fertility is important for soil health

Maintaining soil fertility is important not only for profitable crop production, but also soil health. In a long-term P and K fertility trial, we can see that there is mu…

Source: NPK et cetera | 28 Jun 2018

Benchmarking nitrogen use efficiency in Wisconsin

In 2017, UW Discovery Farms finished its third year of NUE assessments. A fourth year is planned for 2018. This handout summarizes what we’ve learned so far and beg…

Source: Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Lab | 9 May 2018

Cover crop field guide – the app

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC) has reformatted its popular field guide to create the Midwest Cover Crops Field Scout mobile…

Source: Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Lab | 26 Apr 2018

Award winning soil health research in Wisconsin

Recent research has identified how crop rotation in Wisconsin can influence labile pools of C and N. In-short, on Mollisols of southern Wisconsin, big changes in manageme…

Source: Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Lab | 23 Jun 2017

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