UMN Extension Nutrient Management Podcast

University of Minnesota Extension

Welcome to University of Minnesota Extension's Nutrient Management Podcast. Each month we bring you the latest research in nutrient management for crops and how you can incorporate the latest tips and best management practices to your farm.

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P and K Guidelines
Sep 13 2022
P and K Guidelines
In this episode, we’re talking about phosphorus and potassium guidelines. Why do P and K guidelines differ from state to state? What is the best way to collect soil samples, and are there benefits from grid sampling? Are there any new technologies out there that may replace soil testing in the future?Guests:Daniel Kaiser, nutrient management specialist (St. Paul)Jeff Vetch, nutrient management specialist (Waseca)Antonio Mallarino, soil fertility and nutrient management specialist (Iowa State University)Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, soil fertility specialist (Kansas State University)Additional resources:University of Minnesota - corn fertilizer guidelinesIowa State University - soil fertilityKansas State University - soil fertility recommendationsIs build-and-maintain a viable strategy for crop nutrient management?What is the best soil test option for phosphorus?Nutrient Management Podcast: Optimal P and K levels in the soil5 tips for cutting phosphorus, potassium fertilizer costs---For the latest nutrient management information, subscribe to the Nutrient Management Podcast wherever you listen and never miss an episode! And don't forget to subscribe to the Minnesota Crop News daily or weekly email newsletter, subscribe to our YouTube channel, like UMN Extension Nutrient Management on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit our website.Support for the Nutrient Management Podcast is provided by Minnesota's fertilizer tonnage fee through the Agricultural Fertilizer Research & Education Council (AFREC). Learn more at MNsoilfertility.com
P and K Guidelines
Sep 13 2022
P and K Guidelines
In this episode, we’re talking about phosphorus and potassium guidelines. Why do P and K guidelines differ from state to state? What is the best way to collect soil samples, and are there benefits from grid sampling? Are there any new technologies out there that may replace soil testing in the future?Guests:Daniel Kaiser, nutrient management specialist (St. Paul)Jeff Vetch, nutrient management specialist (Waseca)Antonio Mallarino, soil fertility and nutrient management specialist (Iowa State University)Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, soil fertility specialist (Kansas State University)Additional resources:University of Minnesota - corn fertilizer guidelinesIowa State University - soil fertilityKansas State University - soil fertility recommendationsIs build-and-maintain a viable strategy for crop nutrient management?What is the best soil test option for phosphorus?Nutrient Management Podcast: Optimal P and K levels in the soil5 tips for cutting phosphorus, potassium fertilizer costs---For the latest nutrient management information, subscribe to the Nutrient Management Podcast wherever you listen and never miss an episode! And don't forget to subscribe to the Minnesota Crop News daily or weekly email newsletter, subscribe to our YouTube channel, like UMN Extension Nutrient Management on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit our website.Support for the Nutrient Management Podcast is provided by Minnesota's fertilizer tonnage fee through the Agricultural Fertilizer Research & Education Council (AFREC). Learn more at MNsoilfertility.com
Challenging spring weather
May 2 2022
Challenging spring weather
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we discuss challenging spring weather and how growers can move forward. What are field conditions looking like around Minnesota? After a cold, wet April with not much fieldwork, what should growers be thinking about heading into May? How can growers better manage nutrients, and water, as Minnesota's climate gets increasingly wetter?Guests:Brad Carlson, Extension educator - nitrogen management & water quality (Mankato)Lindsay Pease, Extension nutrient and water management specialist - NWROC (Crookston)Jeff Strock, U of M soil scientist - SWROC (Lamberton)Anne Nelson, Extension educator - water resources (St. Cloud)Additional resources:Spring nutrient management decisions: How can growers save on fertilizer costs this year?Taking soil samples for nitrogen analysis could pay big this yearFertilizer recommendations by cropGopher Coffee Shop podcast: Corn planting outlookStrategic Farming: Field Notes launches May 11---For the latest nutrient management information, subscribe to the Nutrient Management Podcast wherever you listen and never miss an episode! And don't forget to subscribe to the Minnesota Crop News daily or weekly email newsletter, subscribe to our YouTube channel, like UMN Extension Nutrient Management on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit our website.Support for the Nutrient Management Podcast is provided by Minnesota's fertilizer tonnage fee through the Agricultural Fertilizer Research & Education Council (AFREC). Learn more at MNsoilfertility.com
Spring nutrient management decisions
Apr 7 2022
Spring nutrient management decisions
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we discuss spring nutrient management decisions. What are field conditions looking like around Minnesota? What's the status of fertilizer prices and supplies? How can growers save on fertilizer costs this year? Will there be any changes made to the fertilizer guidelines in 2022?Guests:Dan Kaiser, Extension nutrient management specialist (St. Paul)Fabian Fernandez, Extension nitrogen management specialist (St. Paul)Lindsay Pease, Extension nutrient and water management specialist - NWROC (Crookston)Brad Carlson, Extension educator - nitrogen management & water quality (Mankato)Chryseis Modderman, Extension educator - manure management (Morris)Jeff Vetsch, Soil science researcher - SROC (Waseca)Additional resources:Taking soil samples for nitrogen analysis could pay big this yearFertilizer recommendations by cropManure for sale: How livestock farmers can benefit from high fertilizer pricesWith high fertilizer prices, should you consider manure options in your area?Video recordings of 2022 Nutrient Management and Nitrogen Conference presentations now available---For the latest nutrient management information, subscribe to the Nutrient Management Podcast wherever you listen and never miss an episode! And don't forget to subscribe to Minnesota Crop News' daily or weekly email newsletter, subscribe to our YouTube channel, like UMN Extension Nutrient Management on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit our website.Support for the Nutrient Management Podcast is provided by Minnesota's fertilizer tonnage fee through the Agricultural Fertilizer Research & Education Council (AFREC). Learn more at MNsoilfertility.com