One Last Shot of N
Wed May 7, 2014 03:17 PM CDT

Matt and Luke Lantz can do the splits. Multiple nitrogen (N) applications get the vital nutrient to corn when it's needed during the season and give the crop a much-needed kick to cross the finish line each fall.

The brothers farm 2,800 acres near Lake Crystal, Minn. Depending on the field and crop rotation, they typically apply 100 to 140 pounds per acre of N in the fall with an N inhibitor and 8-29-3 starter fertilizer with chelated zinc at planting. They put on 30 to 40 pounds per acre of N before ...

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