Upstream Heroes » Missouri Bootheel

Missouri Bootheel Nutrient Management Committee

 
Goal #1: Reduce the amount of nitrogen applied and/or lost by implementing BMP's (best management practices) for efficient plant utilization.
Objective: Review technologies associated with variable rate nitrogen application to reduce the amount of nitrogen being applied and increase the utilization of applied nitrogen through proper application timings.

 

Goal #2: Reduce the amount of phosphorus applied by utilizing the plant available phosphorus in the soil.
Objective: Educate producers on the soil test results, recommendations, and how phosphorus works in the soil.

Committee members include representatives of: Bootheel Resource Conservation and Development, Inc., University of Missouri and University of Missouri Extension, Missouri Department of Natural Resources, Missouri Corn Growers Association, Missouri Farm Bureau, USDA-NRCS, Missouri Coalition for the Environment, the Environmental Resources Coalition, USA Rice Producers Association, and Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council.

Committee supported with funds from Agrotain International, LLC; United States Department of Agriculture, and the US Environmental Protection Agency.

Information for Committee Members

Events

 
 
Profitability Through Nitrogen Management  Field Day, July 24, 2009
 

Projects

GENERATIONS Corn Stalk Sampling Project