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Nitrogen on Corn in 2016: A First Look

Extra fertilizer including phosphorus potassium nitrogen and several micronutrients resulted in fastergrowing greener soybeans in University of Illinois plots
<p>Extra fertilizer, including phosphorus, potassium, nitrogen and several micronutrients, resulted in faster-growing, greener soybeans in University of Illinois plots. </p>
A study by the University of Illinois found N “at its best” in 2016; it was there in abundance when the crop needed it, and adding the supply of N from soil organic matter meant that the crop needed less fertilizer N than it has typically needed, even at high yield levels.

Nitrogen on Corn in 2016: A First Look | The Bulletin: Pest Management and Crop Development Information for Illinois

 

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