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Protecting Nitrogen Investments: Security Above and Below Ground

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 02/01/2022
| Course Duration: 30:53

Nitrogen, while extremely important for corn growth, can be hard to manage due to its volatile nature. Take this course to help growers understand how denitrification, leaching and volatilization can put up to 95% of their nitrogen investment at risk due to movement in the soil and loss to the atmosphere.

After successful completion of this course, you will be able to share with customers:

  • The three most common forms of nitrogen loss and how to prevent them
  • How to cut nitrogen losses to the atmosphere
  • How to ensure nitrogen moves to the root zone
  • How to protect fertilizer investments
  • How to use a nitrogen stabilizer with urea or UAN 28%


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.