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Kansas Center for Agricultural Resources and the Environment (KCARE)

Kansas Fertilizer Research Fund


Charter of the Kansas Fertilizer Research Fund
Revised Spring, 2011

Projects Funded for 2014-2015

Best nutrient and crop production management practices for studying nutrient dynamics under high-yielding sorghum

Ignacio Ciampitti, Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Eric Adee and Gary Cramer, Department of Agronomy, KSU

Influence of cover crops on nutrient dynamics and stratification in an established no-till wheat-sorghum-soybean cropping system 

Peter Tomlinson and Kraig Roozeboom, Department of Agronomy, KSU

Effectiveness of short-term poultry litter storage options for protecting Kansas water quality

Peter Tomlinson and Herschel George, Department of Agronomy and KCARE, KSU

No-till and strip-till corn and soybean production with surface and subsurface feritlization

Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, David Mengel and Eric Adee, Department of Agronomy, KSU

Projects Funded for 2012-2013

Optimizing Seeding Rates and Fertilizer Placement to Improve Strip-till and No-till Corn Production
Daniel Sweeney
Southeast Agricultural Research Center
Kansas State University

Sulfur and micronutrient fertilization for high yield wheat production in Kansas
Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Randall Nelson, and James Shroyer
Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University

Taking a New Look at P and K Fertilization of Corn and Soybeans
Dave Mengel, Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, and Robert Florence
Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University

Evaluation of corn root system architecture and response to soil and fertilizer phosphorus
Dorivar Ruiz Diaz and David Mengel
Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University

Genetic Effects on Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Winter Wheat
Nathan Nelson and Allen Fritz
Department of Agronomy
Kansas State University