Fertility and Nutrients
Crop rotation effects on manure management plans
By Top Crop Manager
With the recent rise in corn rootworm resistance in Ontario, growers are advised to rotate out of corn for at least one year. But corn is a great crop for manure application use.
Soybeans, on the other hand, is not a crop often considered alongside manure. As a legume in inoculated soils, the nodules provide all the nitrogen required, and it doesn’t respond to applied nutrients as corn or wheat do.
So, how will manure management planning change for acres rotated from corn to soybean? |READ MORE