What’s everyone’s thoughts or experiences of just spreading straight urea for all your N needs?
I got a decent price on urea and it’s cheaper than 32% and close to AA. Was thinking of just putting all my N on that way. We are all dryland. Any suggestions? Timing of when to do it? How’s it’s worked for others ect? Thanks.
If you do soil samples the CEC will tell you how much N your soil can hold. Usually will hold CEC x 10. 10 CEC will hold about 100 lbs. I...More
We farm three very different soil types, the biggest piece being fairly sandy. The other two are a lot heavier soils. We have been spreadi...More
We are in the Huron area. I put about 40% down pre plant and then finish over the top at knee to waist high corn. I think it is a good idea...More
Where are you at in SD and what percent do you put down early? I put dry down before digging, then 28% down over the top with Pre after plan...More
Here in Arkansas most will put 100 lbs of urea and hip or bed up the rows. Then at 4 leaf spray and spread rest of urea with stabilizer. I f...More
I have been spreading urea in the spring ahead of drill for several years now. Extremely happy with results.
Did this about ten yrs ago. No rain and lost most of it. Took a yieldhit
I’m from Nebraska. Heavy clay soil. Just wanted to put most of my urea up front early in the spring when it’s cool and usually rains. If we ...More
Everyone’s ground is different. I don’t know where you are located. Our ground is light enough that on that amount I would consider putting ...More
West central MN... for corn
Usually we broadcast urea n all fertilizer in the field in the spring... and dig the field to get it ready to pl...More
Thanks **. We want to do it on corn. Want to put on 170 lbs of actual N. Never done it before would like to hear some more feed back
On our farm which is an hour away from the Missouri River we spread all of the urea in the spring. We've put as much as 450# and never reall...More
Pretty common in S.W. ND to broadcast all N as urea over the top of wheat. We are a pretty dry area compared to most.
I generally will broa...More