Monthly Archives: April 2014

Maximizing Your Return to Fertilizer Investment

Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Agronomist The pre-sidedress nitrate test (PSNT) works well in a ‘normal year’ but consistently over-recommended sidedress N by about 30-50 pounds per acre on the fields studied in 2013. Adapt-N modeled N-dynamics fairly well on the … Continue reading

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Managing for High Yielding, High-Quality, Low-Cost Crops

Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Agronomist Feed is, by far, the greatest expense for dairy farms. The 2012 Northeast Dairy Farm Summary published by Yankee Farm Credit showed that on average, feed represented over 37% of total farm expenses, and labor … Continue reading

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