FARM BUSINESS NEWS
Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Mon Jun 30, 2014 05:14 PM CDT

A drive across the Corn Belt during June indicates how much nitrogen has been put at risk due to heavy rains. It also brings up the long-standing nitrogen management strategy of applying all of your nitrogen in the fall or spring.

It seems every season at least some part of the Corn Belt faces the issues of excessive rain and lost nitrogen.

Parts of northeast Nebraska where I farm have received between 12 and 15 inches of rain in June. As you can imagine, there are fields of corn that looked blessed from all that rain. Other fields look ragged. ...

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