Soil and water quality
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Event date: Jan. 13, 2021 - Feb. 10, 2021
Join us Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 10:15 am to learn about Forages and Livestock topics in Missouri. Session topics include:Wednesday, January 13: Feeding Stored Forages -Evaluating Forage Stands, Ray Smith, University of Kentucky -Stretching Hay ...
News & articles
- Published: Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021
COLUMBIA, Mo. – Sometimes it pays to be late.Nitrogen application is one of those times, says University of Missouri Extension nutrient management specialist Peter Scharf.Scharf, who has researched nitrogen application in corn, wheat and other ...
- Published: Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020
It's October 26 and there is snow falling outside my window in Columbia. The precip over the past week may have slowed down fall field operations a little, but we're at or ahead of average on corn and soybean harvest according to USDA—unlike the ...
- Published: Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020
COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension is looking for farmers to participate in fertilizer trials as part of the “MU Certified” Strip Trial Program.MU Extension nutrient management specialist John Lory, who leads the program, said ...
- Published: Friday, Oct. 16, 2020
Yes, of course wheat needs N in fall. Timely planting and decent fall tillering are very important to wheat yield potential. And adequate N supports that tillering.But soil has N, regardless of whether you put any there. Is it enough, or not enough, ...
Publication date: April 1, 2020
Manure has value on a field only if it offsets the need to purchase other nutrients or soil amendments. The worksheet on page 2 allows users to calculate the fertilizer value of the manure for a specific field. Assemble the information specified in ...
Publication date: Dec. 11, 2019
This form is intended to analyze nutrients and metals in the soil in your growing environment.TopicsSoilPlantGardensLawnsCropsSeedNutrientsPages1
Publication date: Sept. 24, 2019
Spectrographic analysis of plant tissue is a relatively new and accurate method for determining levels of major and minor elements in growing crops. However, good results make proper sampling of crops necessary. Keep the following points in mind when ...
Publication date: July 31, 2019
This form provides options for testing soil samples for a variety of specific nutrient levels and soil attributes.TopicsSoilFertilizerPlantGardensLawnsCropsSeedNutrientsPages1
Publication date: July 31, 2019
This form focuses specifically on measuring nitrogen levels in soil samples for a variety of uses and functions.TopicsNitrogenNitrateFertilizerPlantGardensLawnsCropsSeedNutrientsPages1
Use this web-based tool to generate a report describing the physical, demographic and environmental characteristics of a selected land parcel and its surroundings.