Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

Impact of 4R Management on Crop Production on Tile Drainage Plots

Authors: Matthew J. Helmers (Iowa State University) , Carl Pederson (Iowa State University)

  • Impact of 4R Management on Crop Production on Tile Drainage Plots

    Northwest and Allee Research and Demonstration Farms

    Impact of 4R Management on Crop Production on Tile Drainage Plots

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Abstract

Corn Belt corn and soybean producers are increasingly challenged to maximize crop production, while addressing the contributions farm practices make to Gulf hypoxia. Based on the need for nitrate-N reductions in surface water systems to meet water quality goals, new management practices are needed to reduce nitrate-N losses at minimal cost and maximum economic benefits. This field research and demonstration project is evaluating various promising N management methods and technologies by documenting the nitrate-N export and crop yield from various systems. Due to the dry conditions there were few water samples.

How to Cite:

Helmers, M. J. & Pederson, C., (2022) “Impact of 4R Management on Crop Production on Tile Drainage Plots”, Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Reports 2021(1), 61–62.

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Published on
01 Feb 2022