eUpdate Articles Tagged: nutrient availability

Nutrient availability in poultry manure

Poultry litter can provide a significant and important supply of nutrients for crop production in areas of Kansas where a supply of litter is available. Poultry litter can serve as an excellent complement to commercial nitrogen (N) fertilizers.

fertilizer nitrogen poultry litter phosphorus nutrient availability potassium 

Biomass production and nutrient uptake of drought-damaged corn

Many farmers across Kansas must make a decision on how to get the most from their drought-damaged corn this year. A number of factors should be considered when assigning a value to drought-damaged corn. Nutrient removal from the field is one key aspect since biomass can export significant amounts of nutrients.

corn forage drought drought stress nutrient availability