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Understanding the chemical reactions of urea in the soil

Some common nitrogen containing fertilizers used in Kansas are composed of urea. Questions are often raised about its potential for loss. Chemical reactions of urea in soil and other management factors that affect the performance of urea need to be understood for proper use.

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Management practices affecting nitrogen loss from urea

In this article, readers will learn about the best management strategies to avoid significant nitrogen loss when applying urea-containing fertilizers to crop fields. Understanding the importance of certain soil and environmental conditions can help minimize the nitrogen loss potential.

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