Illinois NREC – Illinois agriculture’s investment in Nutrient Research and Education

Focused on enhanced nutrient utilization, increased crop production, and protecting water quality

Maximize efficiency. Minimize losses. Mitigate environmental impacts.

Fall 2017 Quarterly Bulletin

The latest information from researchers on the progress of their projects.

Nitrogen Management: Results from 2017 Research and Considerations for N Management in 2018

On October 31, 2017 Dr. Emerson Nafziger hosted a webinar providing an update on Nitrogen utilization in the 2017 crop and setting expectations for how to manage Nitrogen applications for the 2018 crop. You can view the 50 minute webinar here or download the slides...

2017 Cover Crop Guide for First Time Cover Crop Adopters

This publication is a great resource for those who are interested in planting a cover crop but are not sure where to start. It is a road map for planting a cover crop ahead of soybeans and helps farmers navigate the issues that may impact the success of a cover crop....

University of Illinois Researchers Release New Grain Phosphorus & Potassium Numbers

September 2017 With funding from NREC, University of Illinois researchers released updated P&K grain numbers, changing the recommended rates of these nutrients. Learn more here  ...

Illinois NREC – Summer 2017 Newsletter

NREC NL Summer 2017_inter Here is the quarterly report from Illinois NREC designed to keep our stakeholders abreast of current research and upcoming events.

Nutrient loss reduction: Using science to find the right practices for your field

  Click here to see how science can help you find the right practices for your field. Developed by: Dr. Laura Christianson, Crop Sciences, University of Illinois Illinois Water Resources...

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Spring 2017 Quarterly Bulletin

NREC Spring 2017 Bulletin Illinois NREC is proud to release our first quarterly bulletin with updates on funded projects, outreach efforts and details on upcoming events.

How Much Nitrogen is Gone?

Many growers across Illinois have wondered what the cold wet weather of Spring 2017 did to Nitrogen in their fields. With funding from Illinois NREC, Dr. Emerson Nafziger has released a bulletin outlining the status of Nitrogen with recommendations for management .The...