by Wayne Flanary, regional agronomist 660-446-3724
Wet weather can impact the application of nitrogen to winter wheat. Across northwest Missouri, areas are wet whereas others are drying and field work is being attempted at the time of this writing.
Growers who want to maximize winter wheat yields should target nitrogen application just before first joint. Research conducted by Dr. Peter Scharf, UM State Soil Fertility Specialist, indicates that targeting nitrogen