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Nitrogen management in southeast Minnesota: What's the situation and what's being done?

farm equipment applying fertilizer

In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we’re talking about nitrogen management and water quality in southeast Minnesota. What is the situation in southeast Minnesota and why is it different from the rest of the state? What is the history of this work in southeast Minnesota on nitrogen issues? What is being done about the situation, and what are our current recommendations for southeast MN? Where does our panel see this issue going in the future?



  • Brad Carlson, Extension educator (Mankato)
  • Jeff Vetsch, U of M researcher (Waseca)
  • Greg Klinger, Olmsted County Soil and Water Conservation District (Rochester)

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