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New Nitrogen Fertilizer Application Restrictions

Aug 06, 2020

Minnesota’s nitrogen fertilizer application restrictions will begin this fall. Here’s some important information:
A little over a year ago, the Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner signed the Groundwater Protection Rule (GPR) with the goal of minimizing potential sources of nitrate pollution to Minnesota groundwater. One impact of this rule for farmers and agronomists is a restriction on the application of nitrogen fertilizer in the fall and on frozen soils in certain areas of the state. This will start September 1, 2020.
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