With a late spring, early-season fieldwork is bumping into planting time. Bayer technical agronomist Derek Pruitt says side-dressing nitrogen can an efficient way to meet the needs of the corn crop. “That way you can adjust what you’re doing; if you see it is going to be a good year, you might benefit from a little extra nitrogen.” Patience is advised; wait until soil conditions are right for planting. “Sometimes you try to force something and that doesn’t always work.”
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