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Improve nitrogen management on corn: How much, when and where

Corn and Soybean Digest - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Although the price of nitrogen fertilizer has fallen in the past year, the lower price of corn means that decisions about nitrogen management need to be made carefully, with an eye towards maximizing the return on investment for this important input ...

Nitrogen in Lakes Connected to Groundwater

United States Geological Survey (press release) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A recent scientific study shows new, important information about how groundwater can both contribute nutrients such as nitrogen to lakes, and can also carry it away. Nitrogen is an important nutrient but harmful when over-supplied. The fate and ...

Evonik develops hollow-fiber membrane for efficient nitrogen separation

Filtration + Separation - ‎13 hours ago‎
For separation of nitrogen, compressed air is fed into the hollow-fiber membranes. Due to their smaller size, oxygen molecules can pass through the membrane more easily than nitrogen molecules. This leads to enrichment of nitrogen to the desired purity ...

Kids experience 'liquid nitrogen cloud' at Discovery Place

FOX 46 Charlotte - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
CHARLOTTE, NC (WJZY) - Children on a field trip to Discovery Place got to experience what it's like being engulfed by a giant cloud of liquid nitrogen. Liquid nitrogen is a chemical that is super cold, about -328°F (-200°C). Students waited at the ...
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Is Terra Nitrogen's Robust 9% Dividend Yield Too Good to Be True? - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Terra Nitrogen, a master limited partnership, has a prized nitrogen manufacturing facility in Verdigris, Okla., with the ability to produce annually 1.9 million tons (32% nitrogen basis) of urea ammonium nitrate solutions and 1.1 million tons of ...
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Lawsuit Launched to Fight Dangerous Sulfur, Nitrogen Pollution

Center for Biological Diversity (press release) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
OAKLAND, Calif.— Conservation and public-health groups today filed a formal notice of intent to sue the Environmental Protection Agency because the agency has failed to update air-pollution thresholds for sulfur and nitrogen. Standards for the ...

Light-Driven Nitrogen Fixation

Optics & Photonics News (subscription) (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
A group of U.S. scientists report a new light-driven nitrogen-fixing process for converting dinitrogen (N2) into ammonia (NH3)—the main ingredient in fertilizer (Science, doi: 10.1126/science.

Farmer interseeds cover crops while side-dressing nitrogen

Minnesota Farm Guide - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 27-year-old Sibley/Nicollet County farmer is building a strip till planter/side-dress nitrogen unit for use in corn this year.
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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy

DTN The Progressive Farmer (registration) (blog) - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Sidedressing nitrogen became a lost art for a few years in our history. Many farmers abandoned the practice as farms grew larger and application windows grew tighter.

Can Liquid Nitrogen Engines Help Tackle Air Pollution in Cities?

Pollution Solutions - ‎13 hours ago‎
A start-up firm based in London has claimed that using liquid nitrogen in its engines in place of diesel could dramatically reduce pollution levels in an urban environment.

Nitrogen fertilizer affects legumes: Study

Iowa Farmer Today - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Rhizobia - which are particularly beneficial to legumes such as clover, beans, peas, soybeans, lentils, and others - are less beneficial for plants when they are exposed to nitrogen fertilizer, according to a University of Illinois news release.

New liquid nitrogen storage system unveiled at Tech museum. - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Tech Liquid nitrogen storage system Enhancements to the collection at the Natural Science Research Laboratory in the Museum of Texas Tech were unveiled Wednesday.

Improvement in nitrogen fixation capacity could be part of the domestication process in soybean - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
Correspondence: Professor H-M Lam, Centre for Soybean Research of the Partner State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology and School of Life Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong SAR.
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VWs likely emitting tons of toxic nitrogen oxides

Poughkeepsie Journal - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
An analysis by The Guardian last September revealed that affected VWs in the U.S. are likely emitting between 10,392 and 41,571 tons of toxic nitrogen oxides (NOx) into the air every year, based on typical annual mileage counts. If those vehicles had ...

Study: Towns trying to lower river nitrogen could save $100M

Washington Times - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - A new study says New Hampshire towns on the Squamscott River that are trying to reduce the amount of nitrogen that flows into the Great Bay could save $100 million over the next half-century by coordinating their efforts.

Bringing nitrogen out to pasture

Phys.Org - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Legumes naturally replace nitrogen in soil. Dubeux and his team wanted to know if tree legumes would be effective in a silvopastoral system.

Beverly Hills Hilton Hotel customer claims liquid nitrogen 'cocktail' caused internal burns

Daily Mail - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
A man has claimed he was left with internal burns after being given a glass of liquid nitrogen instead of a cocktail while staying at a four-star hotel.

Research Lab to Unveil Liquid Nitrogen Freezers Paid for by NSF Grant - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
The Natural Science Research Laboratory (NSRL) at the Museum of Texas Tech University is unveiling a number of enhancements to its collections, including a state-of-the-art liquid nitrogen storage system funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

Suffolk wants to add water usage fee to fund nitrogen effort

Newsday - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
Suffolk County wants to impose an annual fee on water usage to fund a new countywide district that would attempt to reduce nitrogen pollution from thousands of homes that aren't on sewers. Under the proposal, to be announced Monday, all Suffolk ...