Author Archives: Fred E. Below

About Fred E. Below

Below is a professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.

The Biotech Effect

Author’s Note: I summarize some of my research to give a perspective on why N recommendations for corn are changing. I thank all the students and companies that helped. Anyone in the fertilizer business knows that nitrogen (N) usage per acre has been flat for a long time. This is readily seen by examining the