Knowing the '4Ls' helps manage nitrogen


When it comes to improving fertilizer application and utilization, growers are encouraged to focus on the 4Rs — the right source, right rate, right time, and right place. Former Manitoba Ag soil fertility specialist John Heard won’t argue with that strategy but he would also like farmers to think about the ‘4Ls’ — lift-off, leftover, loitering and leakage — when managing nitrogen and getting the most bushels per pound from the nutrient. Find out more on this advice from this RealAgriculture report.

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