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Canola fertilizer recommendations

Map of Minnesota indicating the nitrate recommended counties.
Figure 1: The fall soil nitrate test should be used for nitrogen recommendations in the counties that are shaded.

In recent years, the canola crop has become an important part of the crop rotations in northern Minnesota. Yields have increased as growers adopt improved management practices. Improved fertilizer management is one major contributor to improved yields. Read these nutrient guidelines for improved canola production.




Phosphate, potash and other nutrients

Follow these guidelines for broadcast application.


CAUTION! Do not apply fertilizer in contact with the seed at planting.

Daniel E. Kaiser, Extension nutrient management specialist

Reviewed in 2018

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