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Soil Nitrate Testing for Willamette Valley Vegetable Production

A soil nitrate test measures the concentration of nitrate in the soil at a specific moment in time, including nitrate originating from organic inputs, fertilizer, and soil organic matter. This publication describes how to use ...

Dan Sullivan, Ed Peachey, Aaron Heinrich, Linda Brewer, Nick Andrews | Jan 2019 | OSU Extension Catalog

Post-Harvest Soil Nitrate Testing for Manured Cropping Systems West of the Cascades

Describes the use of postharvest soil nitrate testing as a tool for assessing nitrogen management in manured cropping systems west of the Cascades. The first section gives general information on the test and is designed for use...

Dan Sullivan | May 2003 | OSU Extension Catalog

Monitoring Soil Nutrients Using a Management Unit Approach

Focuses on how to design a soil nutrient monitoring strategy using management units or zones for soil testing and nutrient application. This approach is designed to provide better information to make nutrient management decisions ...

Dan Sullivan | Oct 2003 | OSU Extension Catalog

Evaluating Soil Nutrients and pH by Depth in Situations of Limited or No Tillage in Western Oregon

Many nutrients and lime are not mobile in the soil. When applied to the soil surface without tillage, these materials remain in the top 2 inches, especially in production systems that lack tillage. If a soil sample is taken...

Dan Sullivan, Gene Pirelli, Nicole Anderson | Oct 2010 | OSU Extension Catalog

Using the Nitrogen Mineralization Soil Test to Predict Spring Fertilizer N Rate for Soft White Winter Wheat Grown in Western Oregon

Soft white winter wheat is grown in western Oregon and requires a spring application of nitrogen (N) fertilizer for optimum production. Determining the amount of N to apply has been a challenge for growers. Wheat obtains N ...

Nicole Anderson | Nov 2010 | OSU Extension Catalog

Conservation Tillage in a Winter Wheat - Fallow System, Ron Jirava

Ron Jirava’s approach to conservation tillage helps his farm to remain economically viable. Learn more in this farmer-to-farmer case study.

Oct 2018 | OSU Extension Catalog

Spring Grains: Western Oregon—West of Cascades Fertilizer Guide

Based on soil test results, recommends amounts of fertilizer and lime needed for spring grains in western Oregon.

Jan 2000 | OSU Extension Catalog

Hops Fertilizer Guide

Based on soil and tissue test results, recommends amounts of fertilizer and lime needed for hops.

Jul 1994 | OSU Extension Catalog

Winter Wheat in Continuous Cropping Systems (Intermediate Precipitation Zone) Fertilizer Guide

Addresses nutritional requirements of nonirrigated cereal crops in north-central and eastern Oregon. Includes recommendations for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, chloride, and zinc.

Don Wysocki, Larry Lutcher, Mary Corp | Nov 2006 | OSU Extension Catalog

Winter Wheat in Continuous Cropping Systems (High Precipitation Zone) Fertilizer Guide

Addresses nutritional requirements of nonirrigated cereal crops in north-central and eastern Oregon. Includes recommendations for nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium, sulfur, chloride, and zinc.

Don Wysocki, Larry Lutcher, Mary Corp | Nov 2006 | OSU Extension Catalog