This course is designed to provide updated information on fertilizer production and use technology. Students of all agricultural production majors will benefit from the knowledge gained through this course in present and future employment in production agriculture and fertilizer sales and research. This team-taught course will provide information on a wide range of fertilizer technology and application methods from national and internationally known researchers and industry experts. Upon successfully completing this course, students will gain a broad, detailed understanding of how to produce different fertilizer components and how to use them properly to improve plant use efficiency. The course will culminate with calculations of various fertilizer rates for formulations discussed and economics associated with improved fertilizer management.
Credits: 3 Semesters Offered: Spring General Education Requirement Course: N/A
Prerequisites: None Textbook Required: Soil Fertility and Fertilizers (Havlin, Tisdale, Nelson, Beaton, 2016) ISBN 9789332570344