Nitrogen Application Considerations Like corn, wheat is a grass, so nitrogen is one of the key nutrients that a wheat plant needs to grow. The timing of a nitrogen application depends on the size of the plant, the stand (A good rule of thumb is that you need 25-30 plants per square foot), and when it was planted the fall before. On our farm, we use a split application. If the wheat is planted at the optimum time and it gets to a good size, we generally will wait until March 1st to do our first application. If the [...]
By Dan Rubin|2022-03-21T14:18:02-05:00January 26, 2021|
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development and utilization efforts while the membership program supports the government relations interests of Illinois soybean farmers at the local, state, and national level, through the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG). ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean producers through promotion, advocacy, and education with the vision of becoming a market leader in sustainable soybean production and profitability.