This page focuses on determining crop nutrient needs as part of nutrient management planning. Issues related to application timing; form of applied amendment; and sensitive area practices are found on other pages of this nutrient management web-site.
USDA-NRCS Plants Database
Tool that estimates nutrients removed in harvested portion of plants. Used when planning manure applications onto legumes or when planning manure applications on a phosphorus removal basis.
Nutrient Management Planner for Minnesota
Calculates crop nutrient needs and plant food available from manure. It allows the user to develop custom nutrient management plans or plans that meet USDA-NRCS requirement. One version 3.0 runs in Access 2003. Another version runs in Access 2007.