Minimize risk by understanding the nitrogen cycle

Spring planting is a time of optimism and hopefulness for a bountiful crop to come this fall.

Every farmer knows there will be challenges and it will take a little luck to make this crop one of the "best crops" ever.

In the case of growing corn, nitrogen can be one of those challenges. It is essential in growing corn, and if it is limited, it can have dramatic effects on yield. Nitrogen is a challenging nutrient to manage due to its mobility and...

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