Nitrogen can change forms in the soil, affecting its availability to corn plants.

Optimizing your fertilizer dollars requires more planning than just applying a given fertilizer rates, says Erick Larson, Mississippi Extension grain specialist.

Larson discusses various nitrogen sources, suitable application methods and placement, appropriate timing, and proper rates for corn fertilization and offers tips to reduce the risk of nitrogen loss and to improve crop response when wet weather persists at Tips to improve nitrogen response for Mid-South corn.

 

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