Got Nitrogen?

Got Nitrogen?

Field of young corn plants Field of young corn plants

June 7, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn (RFD-TV) Farmers in some portions of the southeast, including parts of Texas and the Mississippi Delta, are assessing their nitrogen levels after a rainy start to the growing season. Saturated soils lead to de-nitrification, and warm temperatures, like those expected across wide swaths of the midwest this week, accelerate the process. 

The situation is leading many farmers to consider adding supplemental nitrogen. The University of Minnesota urges farmers to assess their stands, as stunted plants need less nitrogen. Nitrogen may also have leached deeper into the soil, where it’s still available to the plant. 

If you need help making the decision on whether or not to apply more nitrogen, the University has an app that can help determine if extra fertilizer will give you a good return on investment. Check it our here

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Going "Wild" in Kentucky Kitchens

    Going "Wild" in Kentucky Kitchens

    Friday, October 18 2019 4:44 PM EDT2019-10-18 20:44:01 GMT

    Things have gone “wild” in kitchens all across the Bluegrass State thanks to new recipe cards about "Cook Wild Kentucky". Jeff Franklin has the story.

    Things have gone “wild” in kitchens all across the Bluegrass State thanks to new recipe cards about "Cook Wild Kentucky". Jeff Franklin has the story.

  • Applications for NWF Scholarship Now Open

    Applications for NWF Scholarship Now Open

    Friday, October 18 2019 4:42 PM EDT2019-10-18 20:42:14 GMT

    For those pursuing a career in ag while in college, the National Wheat Foundation is accepting applications for the Jerry Minore Scholarship. The Chairman of the National Wheat Foundation says, "the scholarship is meant to aid those students who have shown a passion for agriculture both inside and outside the classroom. These students can then educate the next generation on the importance of wheat and agriculture and the significant role both play in society." Jerry Minore...

    For those pursuing a career in ag while in college, the National Wheat Foundation is accepting applications for the Jerry Minore Scholarship. The Chairman of the National Wheat Foundation says, "the scholarship is meant to aid those students who have shown a passion for agriculture both inside and outside the classroom. These students can then educate the next generation on the importance of wheat and agriculture and the significant role both play in society." Jerry Minore...

  • Cheering for Goat Cheese

    Cheering for Goat Cheese

    Friday, October 18 2019 4:37 PM EDT2019-10-18 20:37:33 GMT

    Goat cheese continues to gain popularity and is proven to have health benefits. The Georgia Farm Monitor takes us to one farm that’s been a smashing success throughout Atlanta.

    Goat cheese continues to gain popularity and is proven to have health benefits. The Georgia Farm Monitor takes us to one farm that’s been a smashing success throughout Atlanta.

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 Frankly and RFDTV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service , and Ad Choices .