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Spring nitrogen (N) and sulfur (S) applications to wheat in Virginia are imperative for high yielding systems. Questions often arise regarding the last Spring N and S application split (GS30) as temperatures rise and chances for wheat injury increase. Especially for S containing fertilizers, chances of foliar injury or “burn” may also increase. Does this foliar injury decrease yields? What management practice should a farmer utilize to reduce risks?
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Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Virginia State University, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Edwin J. Jones, Director, Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg; M. Ray McKinnie, Administrator, 1890 Extension Program, Virginia State University, Petersburg.
April 2, 2020