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Hail Damage and Nitrates.

Toxic levels of nitrates in forages is always a possibility whenever the normal growth of plants is disrupted by factors such as hail, drought or frost.

Barry Yaremcio is with the Ag Info Centre. He says there has been a lot of hail lately, and that could be a big problem.

Interview with Barry Yaremcio (2:52 minutes) (712 Kb)

Alberta Agriculture’s Barry Yaremcio.

Source: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development