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Fertility Guidelines for Hemp in Wisconsin

No research has been conducted on the nutritional needs of hemp grown in Wisconsin in 75 years. In order to develop nutrient application guidelines for hemp, availab…

Source: NPK et cetera | 2 May 2018

Has April rain and snow caused loss of March N applications to winter wheat?

Recent Wisconsin research has indicated that applying N to winter wheat at green-up was generally more profitable than applications at Zadoks growth stage 30 (GS30, hollo…

Source: NPK et cetera | 26 Apr 2018

Are fall applications of N to winter wheat beneficial?

The short answer is maybe. Research in 2014 through 2016 demonstrated that N application at green-up generally resulted in the greatest economic return compared to applic…

Source: NPK et cetera | 12 Sep 2017

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

How can we get more clover cover crops planted in our fields?

Reprinted from AgWaterExchange (http://agwaterexchange.com/2017/06/12/can-get-clover-cover-crops-planted-fields/) Legume cover crops, such as red, berseem, and crimson cl…

Source: Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Lab | 13 Jun 2017

Farmer-tested, environment approved: Develop a winning cropping strategy

Interested in hearing more about efficient cropping system management? Then head over to the Wisconsin Dells for the 4th Annual UW Discovery Farms Winter Conference. To r…

Source: Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Lab | 25 Nov 2015

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