Best Management Practices: Managing Crop Nutrients


Managing Crop NutrientsThis Best Management Practices book (2008) is a general but detailed primer on meeting the nutrient demands of your crops without wasting resources or risking loss to ground and surface water. This resource for nutrient management planning:

Explains what crop nutrients are where they come from and how they move through soil, plants, water and air;

Shows why and how to test soil and manure as the best means to determine what nutrients your crops need;

Provides BMPs for nutrient application, to ensure you apply the right rate at the right time in the right place.

Replaces Nutrient Management (1997).


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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 23 September 2008
Last Reviewed: 29 October 2013