NDSU Extension’s updated fertilizer recommendations will be available online by mid-August. “The biggest change is we’ve expanded our nitrogen costs,” said Extension Soil Specialist Dave Franzen. Innovus Agra farm business management coach Bret Oelke said timing is important. “Do farmers price it now in anticipation of prices not dropping any further or perhaps going up? I would suggest growers talk to suppliers and discuss those programs. They’re available.” After you’ve got the prices, Northland Community and Technical College Farm Business Management Instructor Josh Tjosaas says to evaluate and compare options, don’t be afraid to tap into your trusted farm business management coach or a lender. Hear the story.