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Irrigation and nutrient management: What to know

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In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, four U of M researchers discuss irrigation and nutrient management.

  • What is deficit irrigation and could there be an important role for it this year if it stays dry?
  • What's the best approach to nitrogen fertilization in irrigated corn, and what should farmers keep in mind when applying N in irrigated fields?
  • Is there an advantage to using fertigation over traditional fertilizer applications?
  • What should growers know about variable rate irrigation and variable rate fertigation?

View the podcast transcript

  • Fabian Fernandez, Extension nitrogen management specialist
  • Vasu Sharma, Extension irrigation specialist
  • Taylor Becker, Extension educator
  • Anne Nelson, Extension educator
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