Fall and spring P and N placement to reduce snowmelt nutrient losses and improve nutrient use efficiency of canola and wheat

Posted on 19.01.2023 | Last Modified 19.01.2023
Lead Researcher (PI): Haben Tedla
Institution: Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Total WGRF Funding: $31,066
Co-Funders: Agriculture Development Fund, Saskatchewan Wheat Development Commission, Fertilizer Canada, Corteva Agriscience
Start Date: 2022
Project Length: 4 Years

Determine effectiveness of sources and placement methods of phosphorus and nitrogen in spring and fall to enhance canola and wheat yield and protein. Quantify snowmelt nutrient losses and mitigation potential of band placement when P & N fertilizers are applied in fall & spring.