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Protecting Your Fertilizer Investment

CEU Credits: 0.5 |
Nutrient Management
*CHS Agronomy has submitted this course and is awaiting approval from the Agronomy Society of America. Once approval is received, your transcript will automatically update and if your CCA number is included on your profile your credits will automatically be reported in 4-6 weeks.x
Published 10/01/2020
| Course Duration: 46:38

Deciding when, where and how to apply fertilizer can play an important role in profitability. Take this course to help protect fall fertility investments.

After successful completion of this course, you’ll be able to share with your customers:

  • Why phosphorus and nitrogen are essential nutrients for corn, sugarbeets, soybeans and small grains
  • The factors that affect phosphorus uptake and availability
  • How to increase phosphorus availability with chelates
  • The nitrogen cycle, nitrogen uptake stages, and three forms of nitrogen loss
  • How to prevent nitrogen volatilization, leaching and denitrification
  • How to use a urease inhibitor
  • How to overcome grower objection to nitrogen stabilizers


Ryan Hageman

Ryan Hageman

CHS Agronomy, Regional Technical Specialist

Ryan Hageman is currently a Technical Specialist Manager with CHS Agronomy.  He services the states of South Dakota and SW Minnesota and manages a team that provides technical expertise to the western half of the US.  In Ryan’s 25 years of experience in the agricultural field, he has been with West Central and now CHS Agronomy for 12 years, first as an Account Manager, Technical Specialist, and currently a Technical Specialist Manager. Previously, Ryan utilized his Ag Business Degree as a District Sales Manager for Mustang Seeds for 2 ½ Years and an Agronomy Manager with Lake Preston Cooperative for 8 years. 

Jeff Moon

Jeff Moon

Corteva Agriscience, Market Development Specialist

Jeff Moon has served as Market Development Specialist (MDS) for Corteva Agriscience covering Minnesota and Wisconsin for the past 7 years. Prior to this role, he was a Crop Protection Territory Manager for 25 years in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota.  As an MDS, Jeff serves as a product and agronomic technical resource to his district.  He also provides sales training, assists with customer service calls and helps train new territory managers. Jeff is a graduate of the University of Minnesota and resides in Sauk Rapids, MN.   

Francis Leier

Francis Leier

Italpollina, Key Account Manager & Regional Sales