What's Killing My Kale Season 3 Episode 9: Nutrient management in wet soils


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By University of MN Extension, Annie Klodd, Natalie Hoidal, University of MN Extension, Annie Klodd, and Natalie Hoidal. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
In Season 3, episode 9 of What's Killing My Kale, Natalie talked to Dr. Paulo Pagliari, an associate professor of soil science at the University of Minnesota, about nutrient management in wet soils.
Though this spring has been relatively dry, our climate is becoming wetter overall, and we may still see heavy rainfall and flooding this season. In preparation, we interviewed Paulo to learn about best practices. Much of the information in this episode is also relevant for normal conditions in addition to flooding conditions.
In this episode we discussed:
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  • Best practices for split applications and when to apply different fertilizer sources
  • How to respond if you suspect that a heavy rainfall or flooding event resulted in nitrogen leaching
  • Foliar testing
  • Best practices for manure applications to prevent leaching
  • How to adapt your nutrient management practices in reduced tillage systems

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