Manure management

Manure management will be part of a nutrient management event on Aug. 16. (Photo: Iowa Soybean Association)

Nutrient management focus of upcoming event

July 29, 2021 | Bethany Baratta

Right nutrient source, right rate, right time, and in the right place. These 4rs of nutrient management help keep nutrients on the field and maximize crop uptake of nutrients while minimizing nutrient loss.

This will be the focus of a 4R Nutrient Stewardship event hosted by the Iowa Soybean Association on Aug. 16. The event will be held at the Dordt University Agriculture Stewardship Center at 3648 US 75 Ave in Sioux Center. The event starts at 9 a.m. and will end at 1 p.m. Lunch will be provided.

RSVPs are requested by August 5 at or contact Kristen Dearden, or 515-334-1482.

Hear from:

Jeff Koops and Steve Leusink on supplemental nitrogen in manured cropping systems;

Karl Leikvold about timing of manure applications;

Dr. Dan Andersen regarding cover crops and low disturbance knives in manured cropping systems;

Devin Hoekstra about new technology for managing manure.

The event is sponsored by the Iowa Soybean Association, 4 R Nutrient Stewardship, Mosaic, Environmental Tillage Systems, The Fertilizer Institute, Iowa Agriculture Water Alliance (IAWA), Iowa Pork Producers Association and Corteva.