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Table 10: Nitrogen fertilizer use on corn is heaviest in Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana

Pouring It On: Table 10: Nitrogen fertilizer use on corn is heaviest in Illinois, Ohio, and Indiana

February 1, 1996
State Application Rate (Pounds/Acre)
Illinois 153
Ohio 150
Indiana 148
Missouri 142
Nebraska 139
Average 129
Iowa 121
Michigan 116
Minnesota 108
South Dakota 90
Wisconsin 83
   
National Average 129

Source: USDA, 1995. Agricultural Chemical Usage: 1994 Field Crops Summary. National Agricultural Statistics Service. Washington, D.C..