Northeast SARE Grantee-Produced Info Product
Nutrient Management in Corn Production
The following Cornell University agronomy fact sheets were developed during a 2009 SARE grant to help farmers and educators better evaluate nutrient cycling in corn production, thereby equipping them with information to make improved whole-farm management decisions:
- Illinois Soil Nitrogen Test for Corn, fact sheet 36
- Fine-Tuning Nitrogen Use on Corn, fact sheet 63
- Adaptive Nutrient Management Process, fact sheet 69
- Measuring Corn Silage Yield, fact sheet 71
- Taking a Corn Stalk Nitrate Test Sample After Corn Silage Harvest, fact sheet 72
Visit Cornell University's Nutrient Management Spear Program for a complete list of more than 70 fact sheets on nutrient management.
A Whole-Farm Nutrient Balance Calculator is also available.
Want more information? See the related SARE grant(s) ENE09-112, Greater impact of advisor-farmer interactions through improved tools for whole-farm evaulation, LNE11-307, Potassium and Sulfur Management of alfalfa; Farmer-driven testing of management methods and ONE12-162, Developing a practical guide to using the CSNT and ISNT for improved nitrogen balances on dairy farms.
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These products were developed with support from the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture-National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA-NIFA). Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed within these products do not necessarily reflect the view of the SARE program or the U.S. Department of Agriculture. USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.