Nutrient Content of Crops



Nutrient Content of Crops Related

Nutrient Management for Commercial Fruit & Vegetable Crops in Minnesota:: Provides guidelines for economically and environmentally sound use of fertilizers in commercial fruit and vegetable production. From the University of Minnesota.

Estimating Moisture Content of Forages and Silage:: Describes how moisture content can be estimated by a hand or squeeze method, and more accurately by the use of a microwave oven.

Soil and Nutrient Management of Alfalfa:: Alfalfa has a high demand for nutrients compared to other crops. Information on testing soils, recommended nutrient levels and subsequent management.

Nutrient Value of Slurry and Dirty Water:: Factsheet in Welsh and English from the Dairy Development Centre on calculating the nutrient value and maximizing the nitrogen availability of these products. [PDF]

Nutrient Management Institute, Netherlands:: The research projects are primarily aimed at development of new knowledge and methods concerning the improvement of nutrient management in agriculture.

Nutrient and Water Policy Update:: About U.S. federal and Pennsylvania state policies and programs to reduce environmental impacts of animal agriculture operations, plus information and links on agricultural water use and quality, impacts of concentrated animal feeding, and related topics.

UMD Agricultural Nutrient Management:: Farmers and scientists can learn about nutrient contamination of the Chesapeake Bay and ways to prevent it by using best management practices.

Soil Plant Nutrient Research Unit:: Description of current research projects in the areas of soil resources management and global change. Publications and posters available.

Nova Scotia Nutrient Management Manual:: Covers topics including basic soil fertility concepts, macronutrients, testing for nutrients, manure as a nutrient source, commercial fertilizers, legumes and developing a NM Plan.

USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference:: The USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference (SR) is the major source of food composition data in the United States. It provides the foundation for most food composition databases in the public and private sectors. Our page provides access to Release 25 of the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. You can either view the data here or download the data files and documentation in several different formats for use on

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