- Author: Konrad Mathesius
- Editor: Mark Lundy
- Editor: Brad Hanson
Published on: January 26, 2023
The heavy rains have stopped a lot of growers from getting into their wheat fields, and growers may be wondering what the best move is given the break in the weather. Our forecast for rain in the next 10 days looks spotty, and that has some implications for both nitrogen and herbicide management in small grains.
Nitrogen (N) management.
Studies and experience indicate that in-season applications of N provide a much better response to fertilizer than preseason applications. In years such as this, that is more likely the case because heavy early-season rainfall reduces the amount of plant available N in the root zone. Growers may be...
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