March 22, 2021 | By Rupp Seeds
There are advantages and disadvantages for each method of preplant nitrogen (N) fertilization. Fertilization method and application timing should be evaluated to minimize N loss along with fertilizer cost while meeting crop needs. Each N fertilizer has a potential for loss and understanding these loss mechanisms can help make a knowledgeable choice for each unique situation. Denitrification, leaching, and volatilization are three processes that can lead to N loss associated with a preplant application.
Learn more in this issue of SeedScoop.Preplant Nitrogen Strategy