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Economics of Nitrogen Use in Crop Production

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dc.contributor.author Ali, Mir Basith
dc.contributor.author Johnson, Roger G.
dc.rights North Dakota State University en
dc.title Economics of Nitrogen Use in Crop Production en
dc.type Article en
dc.source ND Farm Research: Vol. 37, No.3, p. 34-36
dc.description Nitrogen fertilizer expenditures by North Dakota farmers in 1978 totaled $68,207,088, or $3.34 per harvested acre (1, 2). Since nitrogen fertilizers are manufactured from natural gas, the price of nitrogen fertilizer is directly affected by the rising cost of energy. The effect of anticipated higher nitrogen prices on the amount that it is profitable to apply and the economic feasibility of using summer fallowing as an alternative to purchased nitrogen are discussed in this article. en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-05-20T00:56:56Z
dc.date.available 2009-05-20T00:56:56Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05-20T00:56:56Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10365/4535
dc.date 1979 en
dc.subject Economics en
dc.subject Fertilizers en

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