Fall fertilizer applications hold some appeal to producers in Kansas. When applying anhydrous ammonia in the fall, there are a few factors to consider. These factors include soil temperature, texture, and moisture.
Producers are getting ready for fall applications of anhydrous ammonia, however very dry soils in most of Kansas is a concern. Can anhydrous ammonia be effectively applied to dry soils?
For fall applications of anhydrous ammonia, there are a number of factors that must be considered, including soil texture, temperature, and soil moisture. Consider the following guidelines discussed in this article before taking to the field.
Many producers are getting ready for fall anhydrous applications. Some producers are applying anhydrous now to fields that will be planted to wheat. However, very dry soils in many areas of Kansas can be a concern. Applications need to be deep enough to reach some moisture to minimize the risk for loss.
For fall applications of anhydrous ammonia there are a number of factors to consider including soil temperature, soil texture, and soil moisture. This time of year, it is important to not apply anhydrous while soil temperatures are above a certain threshold. Learn more in this article.