In just a few weeks, fall nitrogen applications will be underway across the Midwest. Now is the time to make sure you’re ready to help your customers get the max out of their fall fertilizer.
The recommended fertilizer types for fall applications are anhydrous ammonia and manure. Here are four reminders for both application types:
Nitrogen is one of the most important factors to determine a good corn yield. It’s also one of the most expensive inputs for your customers each year (and costs have risen sharply in 2021). So protecting that investment with a proven nitrogen stabilizer, such as N-Serve or Instinct NXTGEN, is imperative this fall.
As you know, it’s important to have equipment ready to roll quickly once the ground is fit for fall nitrogen applications. One of the most important pieces of equipment to prepare ahead of anhydrous ammonia applications is your pump for N-Serve. Here is a quick checklist from Corteva Agriscience with eight steps to make sure your pump is ready:
As with anhydrous applications, getting your equipment ready ahead of time is a best practice for successful manure applications. Here are three steps to check off your list:
The right time for nitrogen applications relies heavily on Mother Nature, and it’s hard to know when exactly she’ll be ready. Taking a few preparation measures now can ensure you’re ready to go at a moment’s notice and meet your customers’ fall nitrogen needs.
Instinct NXTGEN® is not registered for sale or use in all states. Contact your state pesticide regulatory agency to determine if a product is registered for sale or use in your state. Do not fall-apply anhydrous ammonia south of Highway 16 in the state of Illinois. Always read and follow label directions.