March 2015 Nitrogen and Winterkill Alfalfa


Research on spring nitrogen for triticale found that a two dry matter ton crop of winter forage removes about 100 lbs of N/acre.  About 50 lbs of N is needed for each ton of dry matter removed.  To get both yield and protein from your forage, crops need sulfur.  There is no longer enough sulfur being deposited in rain to meet the needs of the crops we grow.

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