Jake's Farm Journal

Urea – A Poor Choice of Nitrogen Fertilizer for In-Season N Applications

  Summary Urea fertilizer, if not incorporated by tillage or precipitation, is highly susceptible to ammonia volatilization (loss to the atmosphere as ammonia gas). Uniform application of urea can be problematic due to segregation of larger and smaller urea prills and due to physical spread pattern interference from standing corn during in-season applications. Liquid UAN…
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Tar Spot Update

Jake Standal went to a meeting yesterday and seen Dr. Damon Smith with the University of Wisconsin give an update on Tar Spot. I thought Jake’s notes were extremely valuable and the most up to date relevant information I have seen to date. …
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What are Liquid Suspension Fertilizers

And Should I Consider Using Them On My Farm? Liquid fertilizers offer some unique advantages compared to dry granular fertilizers: Accurate nutrient application distribution Can be tank mixed with many pesticides Macro and micro nutrients can be evenly blended Can be easily surface or subsurface banded Liquid suspension fertilizers offer the same unique advantages and…
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Fertilizer Placement Effects Corn Vegetative Development

Liqui-Grow is conducting extensive crop management research in the 2018 growing season in northwest, IL and eastern, IA. This year, we have implemented research at 5 different sites and am conducting 25 different experiments. These experiments include simple corn hybrid evaluations, testing new fertilizer formulations, and extensive studies looking at how bacterial inoculations may interact…
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The Nitrogen Grand Challenge

Environmental Stewardship and Liqui-Grow Environmental Stewardship is essential to what we do at Liqui-Grow. We are extremely committed to helping farmers gain more crop yield per dollar spent on fertilizer while also protecting the environment. Since this is a mission at Liqui-Grow, we’ve decided to take part in the Nitrogen Grand Challenge. What is the…
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