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Continuing Education Seminars

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1.5
Soil Fauna: Animals of the Soil and the Role They Play in Soil Health [SS 04898] - Video

2014 - June Online Seminar - The presentation will review the different animals that are important to soil health. These soil animals feed on other animals and organic matter and contribute directly to nutrient cycling in soil when they release nutrients in their excreta. Soil animals improve soil structure by forming channels and pores, concentrating fine soil particles together into aggregates and by fragmenting and mixing organic matter through soil.
1.5 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.5
Different Techniques to Improve Soil Health [SS 04897] - Video

2014 - July Online Seminar - The soil biological component is not well understood and in many cases is taken for granted. However, it is the interaction of the physical, chemical and biological components which dictate how the soil will function. The challenge is how best to ramp up the soil’s biological activity without affecting crop yields or profits. Specific examples of different strategies to improve soil health will be explored. Although there are many ways to approach this, as with many things, the devil is in the details.
1.5 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Soil Respiration and Nutrient Cycling [SS 04895] - Video

2014 - July Online Seminar - Soil CO2 Respiration is a common gauge used to assess soil health and to estimate potential nutrient mineralization. This presentation will cover the elements of measuring soil respiration with a focus on the Solvita CO2-Burst test monitored by ALP and NAPT labs. It will also cover measuring basal CO2 respiration in field-moist sample, and briefly introduce a new procedure for labile amino-N. The overall emphasis for soil health is from the perspective of someone doing it in the lab and partly in the field. The presenter will also review measuring root mass, earthworm counts and soil enzymes, and how these tests relate to each other and soil health.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.5
Soil Flora: How Microbial Communities Define Soil Health [SS 04894] - Video

2014 - June Online Seminar - Soil health is very popular today and understanding it can improve soil productivity and sustainability. This presentation will define a functional microbial community- and what services will it provide. Address what farmers can do to improve the services provided by the microbial community. And how to profile the microbial community and measure positive change.
1.5 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.5
Introduction to Soil Health and the Soil Food Web [SS 04896] - Video

2014 - June Online Seminar - The soil food web is the community of organisms living all or part of their lives in the soil. It describes a complex living system in the soil and how it interacts with the environment, plants, and animals. They range in size from the tiniest one-celled bacteria, algae, fungi, and protozoa, to the more complex nematodes and micro-arthropods, to the visible earthworms, insects, small vertebrates, and plants. These organisms eat and grow and impact the soil and move through the soil, making it possible to have clean water, clean air, and healthy plants. The presentation will looking at the overall functioning of the soil food web, how it is intertwined and how it benefits the soils and all living species both below and about ground.
1.5 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.5
Soil Health/Quality: Can’t Have Health Without Quality [SS 04887] - Video

2014 - June Online Seminar - Describes how soil quality relates to overall soil health and what each term means.
1.5 CEUs in Nutrient Management

Nutrient Management

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0.5
The 4Rs in Crop Nitrogen Research [SS 05011]

A growing number of researchers are looking at how the 4Rs of nutrient application—source, rate, time, and place—affect crop uptake and yields. This article begins a new series from The Fertilizer Institute highlighting some of the latest 4R research.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.5
Delaying Nitrification and Reducing Nitrogen Loss in Canadian Soils with Application of Nitrapyrin [SS 05005]

This article evaluates the efficacy of two commercial formulations of nitrapyrin, eNtrench and N-Serve, at stabilizing soil N in the NH4+ form and protecting against N loss when applied in the fall or spring with banded ammonia-based fertilizers in non-crop field trials conducted across the main cereal- and oilseed-growing regions of Canada.
1.5 CEUs in Nutrient Management
1.5
Assessing a Fertilizer Program: Short- and Long-Term Approahces [SS04998]

Increasingly, agronomists are asked to increase yields while simultaneously reducing fertilizer costs and the impact of agriculture on the environment. Achieving these goals is complicated by climatic variability that can reduce fertilizer efficiency and increase yield losses. One technique to improve fertilizer efficiency is to conduct long-term assessments of the fertilizer program. Specifically discussed here are the importance of field scouting, long-term N and P assessments, and future opportunities for identifying the yield-limiting factors. Soil nutrient assessments provide information needed to implement locally adapted fertility programs.
1.5 CEUs in Nutrient Management
0.5
Methods of Making Variable-Rate Nitrogen Recommendations [SS 05003]

While a variable-rate N strategy that works across all regions, landscapes, and cropping systems has yet to be developed, those methods that are capable of determining the three inputs of the Stanford equation while incorporating regional specificity will capture the greatest level of accuracy and precision.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Using the Corn Stalk Nitrate Test Under New York Growing Conditions [SS 04988]

Since it was first developed, the Corn Stalk Nitrate Test (CSNT) has gained use in several parts of the U.S., and over the past three years, researchers at Cornell University have tested its performance under New York growing conditions. In this article, their research findings are summarized and interpretations provided for New York soils and growing conditions.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Subsurface Application Enhances Benefits of Manure Redistribution [SS 04992]

Sustainable nutrient management requires redistribution of livestock manure from nutrient-excess areas to nutrient-deficit areas. Field experiments were conducted to assess agronomic and environmental effects of different poultry litter application methods (surface vs. subsurface) and timings (fall vs. spring) in a potential manure-importing region in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed in the United States.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Comparison of Foliar- and Soil-Applied Phosphorus Fertilizer in Wine Grape [SS 04986]

To investigate effective fertilizer practices to address low-P wine grapes, an experiment was conducted in four wine grape blocks in the Horse Heaven Hills American Viticultural Area (AVA) of Washington State in 2014 and 2015. The research trials evaluated different rates of P fertilizer and also examined wine grape response to foliar-applied P vs. soil applications of P through the drip irrigation systems.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Alfalfa Nutrient and Irrigation Management [SS 04969]

Once a good stand of alfalfa has been established, continued production and stand life depends on good management practices, which include maintaining soil nutrients, applying manure judiciously, and irrigating properly. The following article is a section from the revised (2015) Alfalfa Management Guide, which is available for purchase here: www.societystore.org.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Industrial Hemp Response to Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium Fertilization [SS 04977]

The objective of this study was to establish the nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium fertilization requirements of industrial hemp grown in eastern Canada.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Nitrogen Management in Wheat Using Ground-Based Crop Sensors and Unmanned Aerial Imagery [SS 04974]

The objective of this research conducted in eastern Idaho was to accurately predict wheat grain yield potential and develop nitrogen recommendations based on ground-based crop sensors and unmanned aerial imagery.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Improving Nitrogen Recommendations in Pacific Northwest Sugarbeet Production [SS 04960]

The objectives of this study were to evaluate the N response of sugarbeet grown across the Pacific Northwest growing area and determine if N recommendation adjustments are needed by comparing the results to past recommendations.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Summer Legume 'Green' Nitrogen Crops Affect Winter Wheat Forage in Continuous Rotation [SS 04956]

Costs for inorganic nitrogen (N) fertilizers in the Southern Great Plains have increased sharply in recent years. In response, there has been increased interest from producers over the potential merits of using annual legumes as N sources. This study describes the influence of summer-grown forage legumes, used as “green” N sources, on forage production by following crops of winter wheat in continuous rotations.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Nitrogen- vs. Phosphorus-Based Manure and Compost Management of Corn [SS 04958]

The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of a change from N-based application of liquid dairy manure and composted dairy solids without incorporation to a P-based (crop-removal) management system with immediate (
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Soybean Yield Response to Foliar-Applied Micronutrients and Relationships Among Soil and Tissue Tests [SS 04946]

In recent years, farmers and crop consultants have been asking many questions about the value of soil and tissue testing and possible yield loss from deficiency of micronutrients. This study evaluated soybean yield response to foliar application of micronutrients in Iowa as well as the relationships between soil and plant-tissue test results.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Managing Potassium and Phosphorus Soil Test Levels in a Rice-Soybean Rotation [SS 04951]

A long-term rice–soybean rotation was conducted at Glennonville, MO, to determine how quickly farmers need to increase soil test levels in low-phosphorus (P) and -potassium (K) fertility fields.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Risk Drives Demand for Professional Nutrient Management [SS 04945]

The laws are changing around nutrient management planning along with the liability risk. If you are doing nutrient management planning for your clients, you need to remain well informed not only about the science, but also about the regulations and legal issues.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Iron Fertility [SS 52165]

Iron (Fe++) is one of 17 essential elements for plant heath, growth and reproduction and is commonly referred to as a micronutrient, because in plant uptake, it is required in small amounts relative to some of the other nutrients such as nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). This course covers: Sources of iron, role in the plant, deficiency symptoms, iron uptake, fertilizers, and toxicity
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
2.0
Boron Fertility [SS 52145]

Boron is essential for healthy cell growth in plants and is important in the formation of pollen as well. Without pollen, many plants - including most important food and feed crops - would not be able to bear fruit and reproduce. A shortage of boron may also stunt the growth of plants. This course covers many issues including: Importance of Boron to plants, Role in plant physiology, Mobility, Crop sensitivity, Yield effect, Boron deficiency symptoms, Determining crop need, Fertilizers, and Toxicity.
2.0 CEUs in Nutrient Management
1.5
Zinc Fertility [SS 52144]

Zinc plays key roles in human health and nutrition as well as in plants. It helps plants form proteins, starches, and growth hormones, and helps people grow normally and have healthy skin and bones. This course covers covers many important issues including: Importance, Zinc and Humans, Plant Yield Loss, Role in Quality, Zinc Deficiency, Role in Plant Reproduction, Soil and Environmental Factors Influencing Deficiencies and Determining Zinc Needs of Crops.
1.5 CEUs in Nutrient Management
0.5
Managing Nitrogen Loss for Hard Red Spring Wheat [SS 04939]

2015 - September - Crops & Soils - The main objective of this study was to assess the impact of fertilizer source and application rate on hard red spring wheat yields and protein content in the Red River Valley region of North Dakota and Minnesota.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5
Economics and Nitrogen Fertilization for Corn and Wheat in the Northern Great Plains [SS 04936]

2015 - September - Crops & Soils - The traditional response of crop to N graph is a linear/plateau model, which has some problems. In contrast, most N rate studies result in a quadratic model. Economists are familiar with the quadratic input rate response and call it “the law of diminishing returns.” New research-based N rate calculation tools in North Dakota and Montana are based on this.
0.5 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Nitrogen Management for Grain Yield and Protein in the Northern Great Plains [SS 04935]

2015 - September - Crops & Soils - The single most important thing a grower can do to get record wheat yields is improve nitrogen (N) management. Optimum N management for increased grain yield and protein includes: basing N rates on realistic yield potential, knowing the soil residual N, determining application rate and timing, and using appropriate placement and N sources. The steps are the same for all regions, but decisions should be based on guidelines specific to a grower’s area.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Sulfur Fertilization: Improving Alfalfa Yield and Quality in Ontario, Canada [SS 04933]

2015 - July - Crops & Soils - With the decrease in sulfur (S) deposition levels from acid rain over the last few decades, there has been an increasing prevalence of suspect reports of S deficiencies in crops in southern Ontario and a number of U.S. states. This article discusses the results of S response trials on alfalfa in Ontario.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Nitrogen for Wheat Across Alabama Tillage Systems [SS 04926]

In this article, researchers set out to (1) determine the level of tillage necessary to optimize wheat yields across different regions of Alabama and (2) determine if N requirements differ across tillage systems and regions in Alabama.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Comparison of Urease Inhibitors for Use in Rice Production on a Silt-Loam Soil [SS 04923]

In drill-seeded, delayed-flood rice, the large preflood application of nitrogen (N) is typically supplied as urea. Urea is susceptible to ammonia (NH3) volatilization loss if the flood is not established in a timely manner. This article investigates the effectiveness of two sources (Agrotain-Ultra and Arborite AG-NT) of the urease inhibitor NBPT with different adhering technologies.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.5
Determining the Optimal Nitrogen Rate: Nitrogen Credits, Soil Tests, and Crop-based Diagnosis [SS 04922]

This article, adapted from the new book, Managing Nitrogen in Crop Production (see previous page), discusses three approaches for diagnosing optimal nitrogen rate: Nitrogen credits, soil tests, and crop-based diagnosis. For more information on other approaches as well as many other topics related to N management, check out the book at https:// dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/books.
1.5 CEUs in Nutrient Management
1.5
Nitrogen Fertilizer Equivalence of Poultry Litter for Winter Wheat Production [SS 04915]

2014 - November - Crops & Soils - Information regarding the N-fertilizer equivalence of manure for winter-grown crops is lacking. This study set out to determine the inorganic N-fertilizer value of poultry litter compared with applying urea-N fertilizer to wheat in late winter and examine the inorganic-N content in poultry litter-amended soils at 41, 59, and 77°F.
1.5 CEUs in Nutrient Management
1.0
Building Soil Potassium and Phosphorus in a Low-Testing Fescue Hay Field [SS 04889]

2014 - July - Crops and Soils - A fescue hay field in the Ozark Highlands received phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilizer to build up soil test levels above target levels. Fertilizer rates were applied to build the soil test P and K levels in one, four, or eight years. Averaged across eight years, hay yields were not significantly different between build-up timings. However, compared with the untreated control, hay yield and quality were significantly increased by applying P and K.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Nurient Sufficiency Concepts of Modern Corn Hybrids: Impacts of Management Practices and Yield Levels [SS 04890]

2014 - July - Crops and Soils - This article illustrates how macro- and micronutrient contents for modern corn hybrids can change in the context of diverse plant densities, N rates, and accompanying yield range influences in certain environments. The information presented here can be used to better understand nutrient content and removal for more precisely implementing best nutrient management practices for current corn hybrids at diverse yield ranges.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management

Soil & Water Management

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After the Flood: Reclaiming Flooded Fields a Long-Term Challenge [SS 05009]

Across the U.S. Midwest and Southeast, farmers and their CCAs face the arduous task of bringing fields back into production following hurricanes, torrential rains, and rivers that swelled over their banks and flooded farm fields. This article addresses the management practices that should be employed after a flood as well as preventative measures that can mitigate the negative effects of future flood events.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
0.5
Mycorrhizae: Super Highway to Soil Health [SS 05010]

There’s a network of super highways growing in your soil, and choosing the right farming practices could help promote soil health and plant vigor.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
0.5
Effects of Riparian Buffer Vegetation and Width [SS 05004]

The information presented in this article comes from a long-term (12 years) riparian buffer study in the middle coastal plain of North Carolina. Researchers evaluated the effectiveness of riparian buffers in removing groundwater nitrate over time and also explored how vegetation (trees, fescue, switchgrass, native vegetation, and a control) and different buffer widths (25 and 50 ft) affected nitrate removal through the buffers.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
0.5
The Incorporation of Irrigation Scheduling Into Precision Agriculture: A Holistic Approach [SS 05000]

Dynamic variable-rate irrigation has the potential to increase the water use efficiency of crops grown in the Southeast. While the adoption of these technologies can increase the required management intensity of irrigation, it can also increase whole-farm profitability.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
0.5
Managing Acute Phosphorus Loss with Fertilizer Source and Placement [SS 04991]

Surface water eutrophication is a pervasive global problem, with P losses from agriculture often identified as a significant contributor. This study was conducted to evaluate the implications of fertilizer source and placement on soluble P (SP) losses in runoff.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
0.5
Enhance Control of Soil Nitrogen Cycling Through Soil Functional Zone Managemenet [SS 04994]

Soil functional zone management (SFZM) is a novel strategy for row crop management. Especially when used with cover cropping, SFZM may play an important role in enhancing agricultural production and sustainability via beneficial effects on soil nitrogen cycling. Field studies in four states across the U.S. showed that SFZM can enhance control of nitrogen cycling, increasing nitrogen availability near crop roots in synchrony with corn peak nitrogen demand.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
2.0
Managing Legacy and New Sources of Phosphorus to Reduce Leaching in the Mid-Atlantic Soils [SS 04993]

Application of phosphorus (P) fertilizers and animal manures to P-rich soils due to the historic use of P inputs can lead to greater P losses. In these soils, we need to manage legacy and new inputs of P in a way that they do not lead to P loss. Studies were conducted to (i) determine the effect of soil type on P leaching and (ii) investigate if changes in dairy and poultry diets can lead to lower P in manures and loss when manures are land applied.
2.0 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Denitrifying Bioreactors: Moving Beyond 'Proof of Concept' to Optimization, Implementation [SS 04975]

Bioreactors have proven themselves as a best practice for effectively removing nitrates from agricultural runoff before it reaches our watersheds. However, scientists are still figuring out how to optimize them, especially during the early spring. This article provides an overview of the state of the science of bioreactors along with summaries of five recent research articles published in the Journal of Environmental Quality as part of a special collection of papers on Bioreactors: Moving beyond Proof of Concept.
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
0.5
Cover Crops can Affect Subsequent Wheat Yield in the Great Plains [SS 04973]

This research documented water use, grain yield, and water use efficiency of wheat following a 10-species cover crop mixture and single-species plantings (planted no-till into proso millet residue) compared with winter wheat following a no-till fallow period. The study was conducted under varying water availability conditions in western Nebraska and northeastern Colorado.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
How Variable is Soil Nitrogen in Production Agriculture Fields? [SS 04970]

Researchers set out to determine (i) the effect of drained and undrained conditions and previous crop on soil N concentrations and variability, (ii) the number of soil cores needed in a composite sample to correctly represent soil N fractions, and (iii) the feasibility of representing soil N in deeper layers of the soil with shallower samples.
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
0.5
New Research Could Help Farmers Identify Land for Groundwater Recharging [SS 04961]

California is entering its fifth year of unprecedented drought. Researchers hope a new online tool will assist growers and landowners in replenishing badly needed groundwater.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
2.0
Drought Management for California Almonds [SS 04965]

Almond trees are tolerant to drought conditions and respond to water availability with increasing yields. Research has shown that trees are able to survive on as little as 7.6 inches of water, but they produce maximally with 54 to 58 inches in many areas of California. Minimizing water stress increases growth and yield due to increased rates of photosynthesis and respiration.
2.0 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
0.5
Fieldprint Calculator: A Tool to Evaluate the Effects of Management on Physical Sustainability [SS 04955]

The purpose of this article is to explain why first hollow stem (FHS) is the best time to remove cattle from wheat pasture, provide details on how to identify FHS, and discuss some of the environmental and physiological factors that determine when FHS occurs.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
0.5
NRCS Tools to Meet the Water Quality Challenge [SS 04948]

The USDA’s Nutrient Tracking Tool keeps track of nitrogen and phosphorus inputs and follows their pathways through the environment. This tool, along with other USDA conservation tools, meets the needs many crop advisers have for an easy to use but powerful water quality assessment tool.
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.5
Longevity of Shallow Subsurface Drip Irrigation Tubing Under Three Tillage Practices [SS 04930]

2015 - July - Crops & Soils - Shallow Sub-Surface drip irrigation has drip tubing buried about 2 inches below the soil surface. It is unknown how long drip tubing would be viable at this shallow soil depth using strip- or no-tillage systems. The objectives of this study were to determine drip tube longev¬ity, resultant crop yield, and partial net revenue when using conven¬tional, strip-, and no-tillage.
1.5 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.5
Crop Rotation and Tillage Effects on Soil Physical and Chemical Properties in Illinois [SS 04928]

2015 - July - Crops & Soils - Recent increases in corn production in the U.S. Corn Belt have necessitated the conversion of rotations to continuous corn and an increase in the frequency of tillage. This has generated questions regarding the long-term effect of these management decisions on soil quality. This study set out to determine the long-term effect on soil chemical and physical properties of tillage practices and crop rotations, which include monocultures and 2- and 3-yr rotations incorporating corn, soybean, and wheat.
1.5 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Does Surface or Subsurface Tillage Influence Burley Tobacco Yield, Leaf Temperature, or Alkaloid Content? [SS 04924]

Transplanted crop growth can be adversely affected by soil compaction. Subsoil tillage is commonly used when compaction is suspected. No-tillage fields are often thought to be compacted although this is seldom confirmed by soil bulk density (BD) before subsoiling. This article investigates the effects of surface and subsurface tillage on tobacco yield, soil BD, leaf temperature, and leaf alkaloids.
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.5
Acidification in the Inland Pacific Northwest [SS 04921]

The dramatic rolling hills of the inland Pacific Northwest (iPNW), formed from deep deposits of volcanic ash and wind-blown loess, feature some of the world’s most productive soils. Alarmingly, a growing trend of extremely low-pH values in these soils represents a serious threat to land quality, value, and productivity.
1.5 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Managing Acifified Soils on the Plains [SS 04920]

2015 - January - Crops & Soils - It takes decades, but the unthinkable is happening across the Great Plains: Calcareous soils are turning acidic from years of fertilizing and crop production. And, it’s presenting farmers, landowners, and CCAs the challenge of making costly lime applications to raise soil pH and maintain crop yields.
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Crop Responses to Furrow Diking in North Carolina [SS 04900]

2014 - September - Crops & Soils - Furrow diking is the practice of installing earthen dams to form small basins between crop rows to reduce water runoff and improve water retention. It has been used extensively in the southern Great Plains but research evaluating crop response to furrow diking is limited in North Carolina and other southeastern states. Experiments were conducted to determine cotton, peanut, and corn yields following furrow diking in conventional and strip tillage systems.
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Ammonium and Nitrate Distribution in Soil Using Drip and Microsprinkler Irrigation for Citrus [SS 04885]

2014 - May - Crops and Soils -- Good management of N is critical for improved citrus production and environmental sustainability on Florida sandy soils. Thus, understanding N movement in the root zone is important to devise appropriate nutrient management strategies. Field experiments were conducted on citrus at two sites in Florida to: (i) determine the soil moisture distribution in the irrigated and unirrigated zones as a function of time and depth; (ii) determine NH4+–N and NO3-–N distribution patterns in the irrigated and unirrigated zones as a function of depth, lateral distance, and fertilizer application method; and (iii) determine NH4+ sorption in a fertilizer mixture due to cation exchange. Earn 1 CEU in Soil & Water Management by reading this article and completing the quiz at www.certifiedcropadviser.org/certifications/self-study/655.
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management

Rocky Mountain Region

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1.5
Soil Nutrient Management for Canola [SS 52517]

This publication presents sound soil fertility management for canola production. It covers soil and tissue testing with photographs to help identify nutrient deficiencies. Guidelines for appropriate fertilizer rates, placement, timing and sources are provided.
1.5 CEUs in Nutrient Management
1.5
Soil Sampling and Laboratory Selection [SS 52515]

Soil testing and laboratory selection are critical components in selecting fertilizer rates. This bulletin describes soil sampling and handling procedures, explains the different philosophies in soil testing programs, and provides criteria for selecting analytical laboratories.
1.5 CEUs in Nutrient Management
1.5
Nutrient Management in No-till and Minimum Till Systems [SS 52518]

This publication describes differences in nutrient availability and recommended fertilizer application practices between no-till, minimum till and conventional till systems. No-till practices have changed the surface layer which affects soil nutrients both at the surface and deeper in the soil profile. An understanding of nutrient availability differences among tillage systems is useful in optimizing fertilizer use and crop yields.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.5
Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility [SS 52516]

This bulletin identifies the macro- and micronutrients essential for plants and explains their function and mobility within plants. It lists the forms in which nutrients are taken up by plants and typical nutrient concentrations. It illustrates how nutrient needs change during the growing season and how plants take up nutrients. The various soil properties associated with retaining nutrients and supplying them to plants are discussed.
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
0.5 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Soil Nutrient Management for Forages:Phosphorus, Potassium, Sulfur and Micronutrients

2014 - April - 1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Soil Nutrient Management for Forages: Nitrogen

2014 - April - 1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management

Other CEU Opportunities

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Webcast Seminar Series - A Nutrient Management Training Couse for Farmers: A Vermont Case Study [SS 52569]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series -Pathogens 101: Manure and Veterinary Pathogens of Concern, Who are they and what do they do? [SS 52592]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - U.S. EPA Nutrient Recycling Challenge [SS 52512]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series- Manure Safety and Transport [SS 52474]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Implementation and Experiences of NAQSAT Around the US [SS 52349]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - MANURE ENTOMOLOGY: Manure Management That Won’t “Bug You” [SS 52350]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Antibiotic Resistance and Connections to Animal Ag [SS 52328]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Construction and Maintenance of a Manure Pond– Part 2 [SS 52300]

University of Nebraska - LIncoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Construction and Maintenance of a Manure Pond– Part 1 [SS 52278]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Clearing the Air on Biofilters [SS 50023]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - The 4Rs of Nutrient Stewardship [SS 50047]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Mortality Management Options During an Avian Influenza Outbreak [SS 52175]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Farm Manure-to-Energy Initiative [SS 52160]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
3.0
Webinar Seminar Series - How can phosphorus contamination risk be reduced? [SS 52161]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
3.0 CEUs in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series -- Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar (Part 2) [SS 52148]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series -- Agronomic and Environmental Uses of Biochar (Part 1) [SS 52129]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series -- Horse Manure Composting: Specific Steps to Start or Improve the Process [SS 52116]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series – Micro Manure Management [SS 52093]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series – Manure and Nutrient Management in Tile Drained Lands [SS 52094]

University of Nebraska - LIncoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series -- Waste to Worth Preview: Gypsum Bedding Risks and Rewards [SS 52049]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Winter Manure Application Options [SS50505]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Manure Application Risk Management Tools and Advisory Systems [SS 50048]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series--Linking Feed Management to Whole Farm Nutrient Management [SS 50493]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Other Categories
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series – Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 2 [SS 50494]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Other Categories
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Livestock Mortality Composting – Beyond the Basics Part 1 [SS 50437]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Managing Biosecurity to Control Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv) [SS50431]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Bioaerosols from Feedlots and Dairy Farm Operations [SS 50422]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series--Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 2 [SS 50289]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series--Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 3 [SS 50305]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series--Capturing Valuable Nutrients from Manure: Part 1 [SS 50276]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast SeminarSeries--Prediction of Bioavailability of Phosphorus for Dairy Cattle: Part 1 [SS 50277]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Carbon Cycle Institute Presents: Scientific Overview of Agricultural Carbon Research & the Implications for Climate [SS 50384]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - National Air Emissions Monitoring Study NAEMS Selected Results [SS 50009]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Mono-Slope Research Project [SS 50226]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Utilizing Liquid Livestock Manure as a Top Dress to Wheat [SS 50003]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Chesapeake Bay 2012 – Policy-, Legal-, and Economic Implications of the TMDL [SS 50083]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Improving Implementation of NMPS [SS 50008]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - The Soil Health Paradigm: Holistic Manure Management [SS 50005]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Mono-Slope Beef Barn Design and Management [SS 50171]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Proper Closure of Earthen Manure Storage Structures [SS 50011]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Live from the National Poultry Waste Symposium [SS 50014]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures [SS 50013]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Manure Application in No-Till [SS 50016]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Changing Management of Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed [SS 50004]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Adaptive Management [SS 50084]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series – Making Maximum Use of Nutrients in Liquid Manure [SS 50385]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Water Quality Index for Agricultural Runoff Tool [SS 50356]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Soil & Water Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Thermal Conversion of Animal Manure to Biofuel [SS 50386]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Economics of Using and Transporting Manure [SS 50020]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management
1.0
Webcast Seminar Series - Anaerobically Digested Manures [SS 50007]

University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Webcast Seminar Series
1.0 CEU in Nutrient Management



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