Supporting Documentation: Please note there is significant amount of documentation, references and corresponding research results that support the BMPs. This information is provided through a series of University of Minnesota Extension publications on their Nitrogen Nutrient Management website.
The titles below link to pdf documents held on the University of Minnesota Extension website.
Recommended BMPs For Corn:
Acceptable BMPs For Corn, But With Greater Risk:
Recommended BMPs For Sugarbeet Production:
Practices Not Recommended For Corn and Sugarbeet Production:
Nitrogen management practices for small grain production are provided below. For corn and sugarbeets, refer to practices for Southwestern and West Central Minnesota. For management practices on sandy soils, refer to the section titled “Coarse-Textured Soils”.
Recommended BMPs For Small Grains:
Acceptable BMPs For Small Grains, But With Greater Risk:
Practices Not Recommended:
Recommended BMPs For Corn and Edible Beans:
Acceptable BMPs, But With Greater Risk:
General Recommended BMPs For Irrigated Potatoes:
Specific BMPs for Mid to Late Season Varieties (Vines killed or green dug August 1 or later)
Option 1 – when fertigation is available:
Option 2 – for mid/late season varieties when fertigation is not available:
Specific Practices for Early Season Varieties (Vines killed or green dug before August 1)
Fertilizer Section Manager
Pesticide & Fertilizer Management Division