Determining Topdress Nitrogen Needs for Winter Grains

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2013: $236,931.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2016
Grant Recipient: University of Maine
Region: Northeast
State: Maine
Project Leader:
Ellen Mallory
UMaine Coop Extension
Description:
How to decide when and how much N to apply in the spring: Nitrogen applied early can stimulate tillering and increase the number of seed heads per square foot, but too much N can lead to lodging and less productive tillers.
Type:
Article/Newsletter/Blog
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Authors:
Lauren Traclet, University of Maine
Tom Malloy, University of Maine
Erica Cummings, University of Vermont
Heather Darby, University of Vermont
Ellen Mallory, University of Maine
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators; Researchers
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