Full Title: Estimating Nitrogen Availability in Organic Annual Production: For Nitrogen Budgeting and Other Purposes
A crop-based nitrogen (N) budget can help estimate
whether a crop’s nitrogen supply is appropriate for
both optimal crop production and water-quality
This interactive organic nitrogen estimation document will help you understand and
estimate a seasonal crop-specific organic
nitrogen budget. The zip file includes a worksheet which can be
used to estimate a budget for organic production. Because you will have to make
many decisions to complete the worksheet,
we have developed an overview
which outlines the factors affecting nitrogen
release and discusses key considerations
for making the necessary decisions.
This free publication is available by download.The download is a zip file that contains the main PDF document as well as the worksheet calculator as an Excel file.
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