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Farmers today can be bombarded with soil test results, but without proper context or interpretation, a plan to act on these results is difficult to decide upon. The Haney Test takes a novel approach to determine fertilizer recommendations while considering soil microbial activity and carbon and nitrogen concentration. Soil microbial ecologist Sarah Hargreaves will address how soil microbial activity translates into nutrient turnover and what this means for a farmer. Farmer Paul Ackley will explain how he’s been using the Haney Test results to reduce his fertilizer rates and maintain crop yields.

December 2, 2015 


Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host free field day on cover crops for feed, soil and nutrient management March 21 in Welton For Release: March 8, 2013 Download PDF (113 KB) View Fullscreen

March 8, 2013 


Deep Placement Nutrients in Minimum Tillage SystemsPublished: February 16, 1997 Download PDF (365 KB) View Fullscreen

February 16, 1997 


Nutrient Tie UpPublished: February 3, 1989 Download PDF (349 KB) View Fullscreen

February 3, 1989