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Nitrogen Index Tool
Entry ID: USDA_ARS_NIT

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Summary
Abstract: The effectiveness of nitrogen fertilizer in maximizing agricultural production and increasing economic returns for farmers has led to its widespread use. However, when this element is applied to a farming system, it can enter the surrounding environment via atmospheric, surface and leaching pathways. Consultants, extension agents, farmers, and other stakeholders need tools than can be used to ... View entire text
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Description: Download the Nitrogen Index Tool (registration required).

Description: Nitrogen Index Tool user manual.
Service Citation
Originators: Delgado et al.
Title: Nitrogen Index Tool
Release_Date: 2010
Provider: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Edition: 4.4
URL: http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=20341
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS Parameter Definition

Access Constraints Users must complete a form in order to download software.
Use Constraints The Nitrogen Index is a tool written in the programming language Java developed by Sun Microsystems®. The user must have the most recent version of Java installed to run the Nitrogen Index which can be downloaded for free from Java's website.
Ancillary Keywords
Agriculture
Agricultural Economics
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Service Provider
USDA/ARS > Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://www.ars.usda.gov

Service Provider Personnel
Name: USDA-ARS
Phone: 254-770-6500
Fax: 254-770-6561
Contact Address:
USDA-ARS
Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory
808 E. Blackland Rd.
City: Temple
Province or State: TX
Postal Code: 76502
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
JORGE A. DELGADO
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 970‐492‐7260
Email: jorge.delgado at ars.usda.gov
Contact Address:
Natural Resources Research Center
Building D
City: Fort Collins
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80526-8119
Country: USA
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Publications/References
De Paz, J.M., J.A. Delgado, C. Ramos, M. J. Shaffer, and K. K. Barbarick. (2009), Use of a new Nitrogen Index‐GIS assessment for evaluation of nitrate leaching across a Mediterranean region, J. Hydrol, 365, 183‐194
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2011-05-12
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-04-24
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