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Watch corn for nitrogen losses

Posted By Tammy Huffman On June 24, 2009 @ 2:39 pm In Headline News | No Comments

by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist

The amount of rainfall that has occurred this spring has caused concern about the amount of nitrogen available for the corn crop. Some areas have received in a two month time frame over 15 inches of rain. This excessive rain leads to concern about nitrogen being lost.

Local corn fields show a lot of nitrogen deficiency variability within fields. Some field areas are dark green

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