Nitrogen and the Environment
van Es, Harold M.; Klausner, Stuart D.; Reid, W. Shaw; Trautmann, Nancy M.
This sixteen page Extension bulletin discusses the use of Nitrogen in Agriculture. Sources and forms of Nitrogen are discussed as well as the benefits to crop yields. Excessive Nitrogen use is discussed with possible detriments to Groundwater and livestock and resulting human health concerns. This timeless bulletin gives summary management recommendations as well as information about having soil tested.
Cornell Cooperative Extension
nitrates, watershed, fertilizer, ammonia, runoff
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