Nitrogen Cycling in Soils within a Dairy Production System

SKU A4131-11

Author(s) Horacio Aguirre-Villegas, Rebecca Larson, Matthew Ruark.

Keeping up the levels of nitrogen (N) in soils generally results in higher crop yields. Learn about the N cycles in soils and the mechanisms through which N is lost, and how to improve N use efficiency. Applying inorganic commercial fertilizers, animal manures, and green manures can mitigate N losses to air and water, and better sustain crops (7 pages; 2018).