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Recent Articles from our Extension Soil Scientists

Notes from the Nitrogen Summit: The unseen nitrogen

The most common problem for farmers and crop consultants when determining an optimal nitrogen (N) rate for corn is that they never truly know if and by how much they &ldq…

Source: Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Lab | 14 Apr 2014

Agri-View article highlights research on nitrogen use efficiency

A recent article in Agri-View highlights key research findings on nitrogen crediting from cover crops, use of polymer-coated and nitrification inhibitors, and managing ni…

Source: Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Lab | 24 Mar 2014

Fall soil sampling: Another challenging prospect?

The dry conditions over the past four plus weeks may be giving you flash backs to 2012 and leave you wondering when you should soil sample this fall. Keep in mind that sa…

Source: NPK et cetera | 16 Sep 2013

Jim Stute wows them at Crop & Pest Management Field Day

Jim Stute (Department Head & Crop/Soils Educator, Rock County Extension) and Megan Chawner helped out an under-the-weather Matt Ruark at the Diagnostic Training…

Source: Nutrient Cycling and Agroecosystems Lab | 14 Aug 2013

2013 Agronomy/Soils Field Day at Arlington on August 28th

The Departments of Agronomy and Soil Science in conjunction with the Arlington Agricultural Research Station will host their annual field day on August 28, 2013. The fiel…

Source: NPK et cetera | 27 Jun 2013

Potential for Nitrogen Loss Following Heavy Rainfalls

Rainfall totals over the past week (June 19 to 26) in the southern half of Wisconsin range from 1 to 15 plus inches. Many soils are saturated and some fields have had or…

Source: NPK et cetera | 26 Jun 2013

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