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N and Soybeans
Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:09 AM CDT

OMAHA (DTN) -- Inconsistent. That might be the best word to describe the results of applying nitrogen fertilizer to soybeans to increase yields. Applying nitrogen increases soybean yields in some situations, but is the yield bump enough to pay for the fertilizer? Research has shown sometimes it is and sometimes it is not.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension has been researching this topic at various soybean fields across the state as part of its Soybean Management Field Days in conjunction with the Nebraska Soybean Board. The field days this year were held Aug. 12-15 in Auburn, Shickley, Belgrade and Snyder.

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