Fall nitrogen (N) fertilizer application continues to be popular for several reasons, including lower cost, time for application, equipment availability, often better soil conditions and competing springtime field activities.

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    Crop residue serves an important role in physically protecting soil from erosion during rain events or high winds, as well as enhancing soil biological activity by providing sources of organic carbon and nitrogen for its energy needs.

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    Even a fresh white coating of snow could not put much of a shine on the grain markets this week, as traders reacted to the Nov. 8 USDA World Ag Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE) report and to continued export issues.

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    Fall is a great time to take soil samples. Soil testing is the only way to determine soil nutrient levels, and the results of these tests can help make critical management decisions for the next growing season.