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Fri Mar 28, 2014 03:21 PM CDT

PROTECTED NITROGEN GOOD OPTION

What are your thoughts on protected forms of nitrogen?

NEBRASKA S. H.

In general, the recommendation is to use the least expensive form of nitrogen. The trade-off is being able to get that nitrogen into the plant and having the plant be efficient in its uptake. If you are concerned about getting nitrogen into the plant, and not having it denitrify and be lost into the environment, protected nitrogen can often be an economical buy.

Predicting the best form of nitrogen to use is difficult, as it is dictated by the kind of season you are ...

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