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Testing for Residual Soil N can Save $ – Corn

Two trials were conducted in 2017 the objective to evaluate the effect of reducing by the amount of residual nitrogen found in soil tests at depths up to 24 inches. Each of these trials were conducted with large plots in grower fields. What follows is the research report for the Corn test. (printable version) Evaluation of Reducing Nitrogen Fertilizer Application by Residual Soil Nitrogen Found to Depths Of 24 Inches in Corn Investigator: Stephen Biles and Geri Kline Cooperator: Clay Brett                            Summary A field research trial was conducted… Read More →

Testing for Residual Soil N can Save $ – Cotton

Two trials were conducted in 2017 the objective to evaluate the effect of reducing by the amount of residual nitrogen found in soil tests at depths up to 24 inches. Each of these trials were conducted with large plots in grower fields. What follows is the research report for the Cotton test. (printable version) Evaluation of Reducing Nitrogen Fertilizer Application by Residual Soil Nitrogen Found to Depths of 24 Inches in Cotton Investigator: Stephen Biles and Geri Kline Cooperator: Shane May                           Summary A field research trial was conducted to… Read More →

Pest Management News – March 23, 2015

Grain Sorghum and Sugarcane Aphids One of the insect pests we are expecting to face this year in sorghum fields is the Sugarcane Aphid. A considerable amount of research was conducted on this pest last year to help in management decisions. Early season, insecticide seed treatments were shown to have effective control beyond 28 days after planting. Control with foliar insecticides will be possible with Sivanto and Transform. Both of these insecticides were found to be effective at controlling sugarcane aphids when applied to populations below 350 per… Read More →