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Agronomy Fact Sheet # 1: Soil Sampling for Field Crops (6/3/2005)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 2: Nitrogen Basics - The Nitrogen Cycle (6/3/2005)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 3: Pre-Sidedress Nitrate Test (9/20/2005; revised 1/12/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 4: Nitrogen Credits from Manure (8/19/2005)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 5: Soil pH for Field Crops (11/11/2005)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 6: Lime Recommendations (3/4/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 7: Liming Materials (7/21/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 8: Starter Phosphorus Fertilizer for Corn (10/22/2005; updated 1/28/2014)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 9: Cornell Cropware (8/18/2005)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 10: Phosphorus Index (12/12/2005)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 11: Nitrogen Leaching Index (2/2/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 12: Phosphorus Basics - The Phosphorus Cycle (1/16/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 13: Phosphorus Runoff (1/16/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 14: Brown Midrib Sorghum Sudangrass, Part 1 (11/23/2005, updated 6/30/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 15: Phosphorus Soil Testing Methods (9/30/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 16: Application of Manure to Established Alfalfa (12/18/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 17: Nutrient Management for Pastures (6/28/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 18: Manure Spreader Calibrations (1/19/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 19: Soil Management Groups (6/13/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 20: Establishment and Management of Switchgrass (12/18/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 21: Nitrogen Needs for First Year Corn (12/18/2006)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 22: Cation Exchange Capacity (3/2/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 23: Estimating CEC from Cornell Soil Test Data (3/2/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 24: Teff as Emergency Forage (3/22/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 25: Mass Nutrient Balance Software (6/7/2007 revised 8/13/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 26: Brown Midrib Sorghum Sudangrass Nitrogen Management (6/30/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 27: How Quickly Will Soil Test P Levels Increase? (7/10/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 28: Phosphorus Removal by Field Crops (7/21/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 29: Soil Texture (8/22/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 30: Soybean Nitrogen Credits (7/18/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 31: Corn Stalk Nitrate Test (7/21/2007 updated 2/13/2011, 7/21/2011, 1/12/2012, and 9/15/2013)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 32: Zinc (9/10/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 33: Nutrient Management Planning (10/15/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 34: Sulfur (8/29/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 35: Nitrogen Guidelines for Corn (12/3/2007)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 36: Illinois Soil Nitrogen Test for Corn (1/17/2008; revised 1/12/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 37: Nutrient Management Data Collection (2/5/2008)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 38: Manure Sampling, Handling and Analysis (2/5/2008 updated 7/8/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 39: Nitrogen Fixation (4/25/2008)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 40: Potassium for Corn (6/18/2008)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 41: Organic Matter (5/8/2008)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 42: Manure Use for Alfalfa-Grass Establishment (9/12/2008)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 43: Nitrogen Benefits from Winter Cover Crops (11/26/2008)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 44: Nitrogen Fertilizers for Field Crops (8/23/2009)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 45: Enhanced-Efficiency Nitrogen Sources (8/23/2009)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 46: Nitrogen Management of Teff (9/19/2009)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 47: Boron (12/15/2009)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 48: Buffer pH to Derive Lime Guidelines (1/8/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 49: Manganese (4/30/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 50: Buckwheat Production: Planting (7/7/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 51: Buckwheat Production: Harvesting (7/7/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 52: Web Soil Survey (8/26/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 53: Manure Cost, Value and Time Management Calculator (8/26/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 54: Timing of Lime Applications for Field Crops (9/22/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 55: Tissue Testing for Corn, Alfalfa, and Soybeans (in review)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 56: Winter Triticale Forage (12/17/2010)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 57: Subsurface (Tile) Drainage Benefits and Installation Guidance (3/18/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 58: Subsurface (Tile) Drainage Best Management Practices (4/20/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 59: Magnesium for Field Crops (4/28/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 60: Nitrogen Credits from Red Clover as Cover Crop between Small Grains and Corn (4/20/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 61: Valuing Manure N, P, and K Applications (7/15/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 62: Maximizing Forage Quality in Bunk Silos (9/8/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 63: Fine-Tuning Nitrogen Use on Corn (9/8/2011; revised 1/12/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 64: Forage Radishes (12/20/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 65: Fertility Management of Winter Wheat (12/20/2011)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 66: Cornell Sulfur Test for Alfalfa (3/17/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 67: Can Manure Replace the Need for Starter N? (5/2/2012, updated 9/5/2013)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 68: On-Farm Research (7/9/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 69: Adaptive Nutrient Management Process (7/22/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 70: Drought and Risk of Nitrate Toxicity in Forages (7/26/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 71: Measuring Corn Silage Yield (9/15/2012, updated 9/15/2013)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 72: Taking a Corn Stalk Nitrate Test Sample After Corn Silage Harvest (11/21/2012, updated 9/15/2013)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 73: Phosphorus Sources for Field Crops (12/13/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 74: Fertility Management of Soybeans (12/13/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 75: Basics of Fertilizer Management (12/13/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 76: Manure Use for Soybeans (12/13/2012)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 77: Nitrogen for Corn; Management Options (10/2/2013)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 78: Adaptive Management of Nitrogen for Corn (10/2/2013)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 79: Zone/Strip Tillage (10/19/2013)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 80: Urea Fertilizer (10/19/2013)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 81: Red Clover for Quality Forage for Dairy (coming soon)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 82: Harvest and Storage of Malting Barley (12/16/2014)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 83: Gypsum for Field Crops (12/19/2014)
Agronomy Fact Sheet # 84: Crop Vigor Sensing for Variable-Rate Nitrogen (12/16/2014)

Suggestions for other agronomy fact sheets? Email Quirine Ketterings (qmk2@cornell.edu).

Disclaimer

These fact sheets reflects the current (and past) authors' best effort to interpret a complex body of scientific research, and to translate this into practical management options. Following the guidance provided in this fact sheet does not assure compliance with any applicable law, rule, regulation or standard, or the achievement of particular discharge levels from agricultural land.