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The Nutrient Digest is a quarterly newsletter designed to address current issues regarding nutrient management in Idaho. If you would like to receive copies of the Nutrient Digest via email, please send an email to amberm@uidaho.edu requesting to be added to the Digest distribution.                                                              PDF copies of all published editions of the Nutrient Digest

2014

Spring 2014, volume 6, issue 1

  • "One-Time Summer Tillage of Chemical Fallow in Dryland Winter Wheat Rotation Does Not Negate Long-Term Benefits Accrued Under No-Till Management." Urszula Norton; University of Wyoming.
  • "The New University of Idaho Cover Crop Calculator." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Conservation in Furrow-Irrigation Cropping Systems." Jay Norton; University of Wyoming.

 

2013

Fall 2013, volume 5, issue 4

  • "Soil Quality and The Benefits of Crop Rotation, Reduced Tillage, and Manure Application." Jay Norton; University of Wyoming.
  • "Year-To-Year Integration of Yield Response to Fertilizer Application in Tree Fruits." Grant Cardon; Utah State University.
  • "Nutrient digest Newsletter Receives the ASA Extension Excellence Award." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Foliar Nutri-Hite May Improve Grain Yield and P Concentration of Winter Wheat." Kefyalew Girma; Washington State University.

 

summer 2013, volume 5, issue 3

  • "Foliar-Applied Nitrogen Fertilizers in Spring Wheat Production." Olga S. Walsh; Montana State University.
  • "Using Zinc to Reduce Cadmium in Durum Grain." Joyce Eckhoff; Montana State University.
  • "Sulfur for Plant Nutrition." Robert Mikkelsen; International Plant Nutrition Institute (IPNI).

 

spring 2013, volume 5, issue 2

  • "Nutrient Ratios, Sufficiency Levels, or Both?" Nat B. Dellavalle; CPAg/XX - Dellavalle Laboratory, Inc.
  • "Integrating Fertilizer and Manure Nitrogen Sources." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Leaf Sampling and Interpretation, the Nutrient Budgeting for Almond." Patrick Brown; Department of Plant Sciences, UC Davis.
  • "Nitrogen Management for Highbush Blueberry." David Dryla; USDA - ARS Corvallis.
  • "Can Late Season Nitrogen Increase Yeast Assimilable Nitrogen (YAN) in Wine Grapes?" Joan R. Davenport; Washington State University.

 

winter 2013, volume 5, issue 1

  • "Reduced Tillage in Three Year Potato Rotation." Harold Collins; USDA - ARS Vegetable and Forage Research Unit, Prosser, WA.
  • "Management Practices to Increase Wheat Grain Protein." Clain Joes; Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University.
  • "Early Detection of Nitrogen in Corn is Key to Practicing 4R Nutrient Stewardship." Dr. L. Longschamps; Colorado State University.
  • "Recommending Soil Copper Thresholds for Potato Production in Idaho." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.

 

2012

Fall 2012, volume 4, issue 3

  • "Nutrient Best Management Practice = Assessing Adoption by Colorado Procedures." Troy Bauder; Colorado State University.
  • "Irrigation Practice Affects Soil Phosphorus Availability." Jim Ippolito; USDA - ARS Kimberly, ID.
  • "A New Pacific Northwest Extension Publication: Estimating Plant-Available Nitrogen From Cover Crops." Nick D. Andrews; Oregon State University.
  • "Partnership with University of Idaho Parma Center and the J.R. Simplot Company." Terry A. Tindall; J.R. Simplot Company.

 

summer 2012, volume 4, issue 2

  • "Influence of Recent Acidification on Soil Test Phosphorus and P Sorption." Kyle E. Bair; Washington State University.
  • "Suitability of Composts for an Acid-Loving Plant: Highbush Blueberry." D.M. Sullivan; Oregon State University.
  • "Selected Wine Grape Macro Nutrient Deficiencies." Joan R. Davenport; Washington State University.

 

spring 2012, volume 4, issue 1

  • "Evaluation of Sensors for Improved Nitrogen Recommendations in Spring Wheat Production." Olga S. Walsh; Western Triangle Agricultural Research Center, Montana State University.
  • "Detecting and Correcting Soil Calcium Limitations." Tim K. Hartz; University of California.
  • "Where Do Fertilizers Come From?" Rob Mikkelsen; Eastern North America International Plant Nutrition Institute.
  • "Questions From the Field in The Land of Enchantment: What Can I Do To Make The Best of A Bad Water Year?" Robert Flynn; New Mexico State University.

 

2011

fall 2011, volume 3, issue 1

  • "Overwinter Loss of Soil Nitrate." Clain Jones; Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University.
  • "Choosing Your Nitrogen Fertilizers Based on Ammonia Volatilization." Donald A. Horneck; Oregon State University, Hermiston Agricultural Research and Extension Center.
  • "Announcing the New Nutrient Management Website From the University of Idaho." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Urea Application on Cold Soils." Rick Engel; Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University.

 

2010

Spring 2010, volume 2, issue 3

  • "Phosphorus Removal by Silage Corn in Southern Idaho." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Measuring Manure Application Rates on the Farm." Rick Norell; University of Idaho.
  • "Copper Sequestration Using Local Waste Products." Jim Ippolito; USDA - ARS, Kimberly, ID.
  • "Limitation of Urea as a Nitrogen Source." Brad Brown; University of Idaho.
  • "Nitrogen and Phosphorus Fertilizer Placement in Corn Production." David Tarkalson; USDA - ARS, Kimberly, ID.

 

Winter 2010, volume 2, issue 2

  • "Biochar: A Soil Amendment Worth Considering." Jim Ipplito; USDA - ARS, Kimberly, ID.
  • "Highlights of the 2009 Annual Agronomy Meetings in Pittsburgh." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Evaluating Ammonia, Methane, and Nitrous Oxide Emissions from an Idaho Open Lot Dairy." April Leytem; USDA - ARS, Kimberly, ID.
  • "Bioplastics, Biogas, and Beyond." Rocky Briones; University of Idaho.
  • "Seed Banded Nitrogen." Brad Brown; University of Idaho.

 

2009

Fall 2009, volume 2, issue 1

  • "Comparison of Austrian Winter Pea and Winter Triticale for Use as Cover Crops." Derrick Reeves; University of Idaho.
  • "Reconsidering Fall Nitrogen Fertilizer Applications for Spring-Planted Crops." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Fall Nitrogen to Sugar Beets?" Brad Brown; University of Idaho.
  • "Clinoptilolite Zeolite Influence on Inorganic Nitrogen in Silt Loam and Sandy Soils." David Tarkalson; USDA - ARS, Kimberly, ID.
  • "Back to Basics - Cover Crops." Marlon Winger; USDA - NRCS.

 

summer 2009, volume 1, issue 4

  • "Case Study - Pivot Irrigation Effects on Nitrogen Mineralization in a Low-Nutrient Soil." Brad Brown; University of Idaho.
  • "Challenges in Providing Sufficient Nitrogen to Organic Potatoes." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "University Fertilizer Recommendations Made Simple." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Phosphorus Leaching Differs in Dairy Manures." Ann Perry.
  • "Back to Basics - Nitrogen and Phosphorus Deficiencies in Corn." Steve Hines; University of Idaho.
  • "2009 Western Odor and Air Quality Education Program, Available on the Internet." Mario de Haro Marti; University of Idaho.

 

spring 2009, volume 1, issue 3

  • "Phosphorus Removal with Triticale in Manured Feilds." Brad Brown; University of Idaho.
  • "Black Soldier Fly Larvae: A Strange but Effective Tool for Managing Dairy Manure." Mireille Chahine; University of Idaho.
  • "Nitrogen and Water Use Efficiency in Onions." Steven Reddy.
  • "Nitrogen Fertility of Alfalfa." Glenn Shewmaker; University of Idaho.
  • "Understanding Idaho Oneplan Nutrient Management Planning Software." Dick Johnson; USDA - NRCS.
  • "Back to Basics - Understanding Cation Exchange Capacity." Christi Falen; University of Idaho.

 

winter 2009, volume 1, issue 2

  • "Slow Release Nitrogen and Winter Wheat." Brad Brown; University of Idaho.
  • "Copper Sulfate Foot Baths on Dairies and Crop Toxicities - What are the Risks?" Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Topdressing Winter Wheat with Urease and Nitrification Inhibitors - Year 1." Brad Brown; University of Idaho.
  • "Olsen Phosphorus." Brad Brown; University of Idaho.
  • "Balancing Biosolid Nutrients with Fertilizer." Dick Johnson; USDA - NRCS.

 

2008

fall 2008, volume 1, issue 1

  • "Manage Manure Applications Wisely This Fall." Amber Moore; University of Idaho.
  • "Available Nitrogen After the Wheat Harvest." Brad Brown; University of Idaho.
  • "Why Guess - Soil Testing, A Good Investment in Today's Economy." Dick Johnson; USDA - NRCS.
  • "Don't get Bitten by Snake Oils!" Robert Mahler; University of Idaho.
  • "Is Residue Removal = Soil Carbon Removal?" Brad Brown; University of Idaho.

 

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