Dan Rubin

Considerations for Nitrogen Application in Winter Wheat

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 [...]

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