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Urea vs Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN)

Understanding The Nitrogen Nutrient In The Soil (Part 2)

By Graeme Sait, Author of ‘Nutrition Rules!’, Consultant, CEO Nutri-Tech Solutions (NTS) In the first part of this article, we discussed the nuances of nitrogen, the most misused of all minerals. In this installment, I will continue…
Urea vs Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN)

Maximizing The Performance of Urea Fertilizer

Urea fertilizer remains the least expensive form of Nitrogen at around 90 Kes per kilo of N compared to around 115 Kes in CAN. But what are the likely volatilization losses, and is it possible to go some way predicting this? This article breaks…
Urea vs Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN)

Maize Nitrogen Topdressing & Fall Armyworm Update

By David Jones, Broad Acre Agronomist Maize Nitrogen topdressing is crucial. Much of the final yield is determined at this stage. In this article, we explore ways to get it right when applying the maize topdressing Nitrogen fertilizer. We had…
Urea vs Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN)

Comparative Advantage Of Urea vs Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN)

Maize Topdressing: Comparative Advantage Of Urea vs Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) In recent years there has been a trend among maize growers to top dress with Calcium Ammonium Nitrate (CAN) fertilizer in preference to Urea. The lower volatilization…