Investment Insight Dec 2017a
18 Dec 2017
The latest information from researchers on the progress of their projects.
On October 31, 2017 Dr. Emerson Nafziger hosted a webinar providing an update on Nitrogen utilization in the 2017 crop and setting expectations for how to manage Nitrogen applications for the 2018 crop. You can view the 50 minute webinar here or download the slides below.
This publication is a great resource for those who are interested in planting a cover crop but are not sure where to start. It is a road map for planting a cover crop ahead of soybeans and helps farmers navigate the issues that may impact the success of a cover crop.
With funding from NREC, University of Illinois researchers released updated P&K grain numbers, changing the recommended rates of these nutrients. Learn more here
As major phosphorus-related water impairments continue to generate headlines and stir regulatory interest, there is an increasing need to better understand factors impacting phosphorus (P) transported from areas where agriculture is heavily underpinned by tile drainage. Substantial opportunities to reduce Illinois’ point-source P loads exist, but the agricultural sector will nevertheless need to play a role in meeting P reduction targets.
Developed by: Dr. Laura Christianson, Crop Sciences, University of Illinois
Illinois Water Resources Center
Our partners at the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association (IFCA) and Illinois Certified Crop Advisors (CCA) announced today that Illinois has again taken the lead on certifying professionals in 4R Nutrient Management.