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* 1. Nominee Information

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* 2. Your Information (If different from nominee)

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* 3. In which county does the nominee primarily farm?

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* 4. How many acres of production agriculture, specialty or forage crops does the nominee manage?

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* 5. List the crops produced by the nominee:

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* 6. Please describe to what degree the nominee incorporates no-till and/or strip-till into his or farming operation:

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* 7. Please list average yields for crops produced by the nominee vs. county averages:

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* 8. Does the nominee soil test regularly? (Select one)

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* 9. Does the nominee demonstrate a conscious effort to reduce over-applications of high-salt commodity fertilizers? (Select one)

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* 10. Regarding nitrogen management, please describe for the primary crops raised the application timing, forms of N and products used by the nominee.

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* 11. Regarding phosphorus and potassium, please describe for the primary crops raised the application timing, forms of P and K products used by the nominee.

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* 12. Does the nominee apply micronutrients based upon soil tests? (Select one)

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* 13. Does the nominee include precision placement of fertilizer in his or her overall fertility program? (Select one)

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* 14. Please describe the nominees management strategies with dry fertilizers? 

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* 15. Does the nominee use starter fertilizers? (Select one)

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* 16. Does the nominee employ any foliar fertilizer in his or her operation? (Select one)

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* 17. Does the nominee use any nitrogen stabilizers/inhibitors or products designed to protect fertilizers from leaching or loss? (Select one)

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* 18. In general terms, what do you feel are some of the most impressive or important aspects of the nominee’s fertility program that makes them a good candidate for this award.

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* 19. What other practices does the nominee use (e.g., cover crops) that have a positive impact on the management of his or her fertility efficiency and/or effectiveness.

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* 20. Does the nominee promote his or her farming practices within the local ag community? (Select one)

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