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Take Time to do Your Soil Sampling Properly

Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Agronomist Soil sampling can feel like a lowly task, especially when you have other urgent things to do, but your crop yields and forage quality depend on you having good information.  Getting good information depends on … Continue reading

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June 30 Corn Nitrogen Update!

Everyone suspects that there has been a fair amount of leaching of soil nitrate from corn fields in the Northeast this year, but how much?  Since most of the corn is more than 12 inches tall, it is too late … Continue reading

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Managing to Optimize Your Corn Silage Yield After a Difficult Start

by Daniel Hudson, UVM Extension Overview Excessive rain has likely caused significant leaching and/or denitrification in corn fields.  Recommendations generated by the pre-sidedress nitrate test (PSNT) are not nearly as useful in years when weather is as far from normal … Continue reading

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Be Careful When Considering ‘Fertilizer Enhancers’

By Daniel Hudson, UVM Agronomist Some timely, serious, and even controversial questions have recently been raised about the efficacy and safety of various “fertilizer enhancers.”  Urease inhibitors are one such product, and they are a relevant subject for those who … Continue reading

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