Results for pages tagged with "application"
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Lately it seems that those of us in the soils and crops discipline have received more questions about land application of drilling mud or "mud farming."
With the tight profit margins agricultural producers face, the need to control input costs is greater than ever. As input costs rise, we naturally try to reduce these costs whenever we can. One cost-cutting approach producers often ask about is reducing herbicide rates, sometimes to below the minimum listed on the label.
There are many good methods for calibration, but they all have the same purpose - to determine the volume or gallons per acre a sprayer is applying. Without knowing the volume applied, we cannot know how much chemical to add to the tank to control the target weed or insect and stay within legal rate limits.
One of the most common subjects that Noble Research Institute consultants are asked about each spring is weed control in pastures.
Phosphorus is an essential element for plant growth. If soil test phosphorus levels are low, we must supply additional fertilizer phosphorus to successfully achieve high crop yields.
Agronomy is the application of soil and plant sciences to soil management and crop production. At the Noble Research Institute, agronomy research focuses on stewarding natural land resources while...
There are many thoughts regarding how much nitrogen is lost from applying urea on pastures and hay fields. If applied incorrectly, up to 40 percent of the nitrogen applied as urea can be vaporized and lost as a gas.
Whether aquatic vegetation causes problems or not depends on the goals for the pond, the types of vegetation present, and the amounts of vegetation present. For most pond goals, it is very desirable to have some aquatic vegetation present.
Answers to commonly asked questions about liming.
The use of photographs in science is increasing, with several recent developments and applications.