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Soil Science


Dr. Dave Franzen
Extension Soil Specialist

NDSU, Dept 7180
Fargo, ND 58108-6050

Extension Publications:

Franzen, D.W. 2017. Nitrogen extenders and additives for field crops. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1581.(Revised)

D.W. Franzen. 2016. North Dakota Fertilizer Recommendation Tables and Equations NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-882 (Revised).

D.W. Franzen. 2016 Fertilizing Sunflower   NDSU Ext. Circ SF713 (Revised)

Franzen, D.W. 2014. Soil Fertility Recommendations for Corn. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-722 (Revised).

Franzen, D.W. 2013. Soybean Soil Fertility. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1164.

Franzen, D.W., T. Scherer, and S. Sieler. 2013. Compatibility of North Dakota Soils for Irrigation. NDSU Ext. Circ. AE-1637.

Cihacek, L.J., D. Franzen, X. Jia, R. Johnson, T. Scherer. 2012. Evaluation of Soils for Suitability for Tile Drainage Performance. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1617.


Franzen, D.W. 2009. Fertilizing winter wheat. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1448.

Franzen, D.W. 2009. Fertilizing winter rye. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1462.

Franzen, D.W. and J. Lukach. 2013. Fertilizing canola and mustard. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1122 (Revised).

Franzen, D.W. and R. Smith. 2007. Evaluating, preparing and amending lawn and garden soil. NDSU Ext. Circ. H-1325.

Franzen, D.W. and R.J. Goos. 2007. Fertilizing malting and feed barley. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-723 (Revised).

D. Franzen, G.W. Rehm, and J. Gerwing. 2006. Effectiveness of gypsum in the North Central region of the U.S. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1321.

Franzen, D.W. 2006. Fertilizing pinto, navy and other dry edible beans. NDSU Ext. Cir. SF-720 (Revised).

Franzen, D. 2003. Fertilizing sugarbeet. NDSU Ext. Cir. SF-714 (Revised).

Franzen, D. 2003. Managing saline soils in North Dakota. NDSU Circ. SF-1087 (Revised).

D.W. Franzen. 2003. The North Dakota Soil and Fertilizer Handbook. NDSU Ext. Bull. EB-65.

D.W. Franzen. 1999. North Dakota survey of soil copper, pH, zinc, and boron levels. NDSU Ext. Report 52.

D. Franzen. 2008. What is site-specific farming? NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1176(1).

D. Franzen. 2008. Soil sampling and variable-rate fertilizer application. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1176(2).

D. Franzen. 2008. Yield mapping. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1176(3).

D. Franzen. 2009. Site-specific farming 4. Economics and the environment. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1176(4).

Franzen, D., L.K. Sharma, and H. Bu. 2014. Active Optical Sensor Algorithms for Corn Yield Prediction and a Corn Side-dress Nitrogen Rate Aid. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1176(5).

D.W. Franzen and L.J. Cihacek. 1998. Soil sampling as a basis for fertilizer application. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-990 (revised).

D.W. Franzen 1998. Fertilizing field pea and lentil. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-725 (revised).

Franzen, D.W. and J.Gerwing. 1997. Effectiveness of Using Low Rates of Plant Nutrients  NC Regional Research. Publication. No. 341. NDSU Ext. Serv., Fargo, ND.

D.W. Franzen. 1997. Fertilizing mustard and canola. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-1122.

D.W. Franzen. 2009. Fertilizing hard red spring wheat and durum. NDSU Ext. Circ. SF-712(2).

T.F. Scherer, B. Seelig, and D. Franzen. 1996. Soil, water, and plant characteristics important to irrigation. NDSU Ext. Bull. EB-66.

Extension Programs:

Annual Precision Farming Workshops (last Thursday in Feb, since 1995).

Soil Science training seminars for agricultural professionals and producers. January, since 1995.

Speaking presentations at Experiment Station Field days, county ag days, field tours, as requested and as possible to schedule. Approximately 60 each year.

Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Soil Science Department
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8901 - Fax: (701) 231-7861
Campus address: Walster Hall 106
Mailing address: Dept 7680 PO Box 6050, Fargo, ND 58108-6050
Page manager: Nathan.Derby@NDSU.EDU

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 08, 2017 1:10:20 PM
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