07 Sep 2012

Crop Nutrient Management Following Drought

Below you will find the list of these publications that are focused on the subject (click on their titles to read full articles).
IPNI Plant Nutrition Today articles

1. Drought: Fertilizing for the Next Crop
The basic science behind the major ways a drought impacts fertilizer management the following season.
Author: Dr. Scott Murrell, IPNI Northcentral U.S. Director

2. Drought, Nitrogen and Water Quality?
Addressing N losses and what might be done to reduce them.
Author: Dr. Cliff Snyder, IPNI Nitrogen Program Director

3. The Right Time to Test
Offers guidance on soil testing and interpretation following a drought year.
Author: Dr. Tom Bruulsema, IPNI Northeast North America Director

4. Drought and Fertilization
Focused on the time-tested practices for guiding fertilization decisions based on science and experience in the western Corn Belt and Great Plains.
Author: Dr. Mike Stewart, IPNI Southern and Central Great Plains Director


IPNI INSIGHTS Special Series on Crop Nutrition Following the 2012 Drought

1. Northeast North America
Authors: Dr. Tom Bruulsema, IPNI Northeast North America Director, Dr. Scott Murrell, IPNI Northcentral U.S. Director, Dr. Douglas B. Beegle Distinguished Professor of Agronomy, Penn State University, Dr. Gregory Roth Professor of Agronomy, Penn State University

2. Northcentral U.S.
Author: Dr. Scott Murrell, IPNI Northcentral U.S. Director

3. South and Central Great Plains
Authors: Dr. Mike Stewart, IPNI Southern and Central Great Plains Director, Dr. Dave Mengel, Professor of Agronomy, Kansas State University, Dr. Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Assistant Professor, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management, Kansas State University

4. Southeast U.S.
Authors: Dr. Steve Phillips, IPNI Southeast U.S. Director, Dr. Nathan Slaton Professor & Director of Soil Testing, University of Arkansas


Other related IPNI INSIGHTS released this Fall

1. Drought and Nutrient Applications: A Northern Great Plains Perspective
The critical role fertilizer plays in dry years and the need to manage it properly following the principles of 4R Nutrient Stewardship just as in more favorable production seasons.
Author: Dr. Tom Jensen, IPNI Northern Great Plains Director

2. Capturing Residual Soil Nitrogen with Winter Cereal Cover Crops
The potential of cereal/grass cover crops for recovering and holding N in the field.
Authors: Dr. Cliff Snyder and Dr. Jack Meisinger with USDA ARS.

3. What About the Water?
A regional perspective on the significant incentives to improve water use efficiency that can be applied globally. Outlines the pressures on the agricultural industry to carefully conserve water resources.
Author: Dr. Rob Mikkelsen, IPNI Western North America Director


Article in Crop Life Magazine (Pre-release)

Drought Planning: Nutrient Management for the Next Crop
Author: Dr. Scott Murrell