Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Soggy Conditions Hinder Harvest

🕔Sep 21, 2018Although conditions were already soggy from rain showers over the past several days, a significant storm front tore across southern Minnesota Thursday, dropping anywhere from 0.5 to over 3 inches […]

Minnesota: Fall Fertilizer Decisions – DTN

🕔Sep 5, 2018Farmers face tough nutrient management decisions as the fall fertilizer application season rapidly approaches. Issues with tight crop margins and possible uncooperative weather cause nutrient losses will factor into whether […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – A New Pest to Worry About

🕔Aug 28, 2018A new potential pest, the soybean (or orange) gall midge, is causing injury to soybean in parts of the Midwest. Reports of this insect from Minnesota soybean are summarized here. […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Late Season Nutrient Management – Podcast

🕔Aug 28, 2018The end of the growing season has presented a lot of variation in weather from wet to dry across Minnesota. Now is also the time to make decisions on fall […]

Minnesota Corn: Late Season Nitrogen Deficiency Symptoms

🕔Aug 27, 2018If you’ve seen nitrogen (N) deficiency symptoms in corn popping up in fields across Minnesota, you’re not alone. Crops in the past couple weeks have begun to show substantial N […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Predicting the Last Irrigation

🕔Aug 24, 2018*Article was first published in July 1988 by Jerry Wright and Extension Agronomists, Leland Hardman & Michael Schmitt. *Article was revised in 2006 by Jerry Wright, Retired Extension Engineer, Dale […]

Minnesota: Insect and Disease Field Day, Rosemount, Sept. 5

🕔Aug 21, 2018The University of Minnesota Extension and IPM program are sponsoring an Ag Professional and Grower Insect and Disease Field Day. The Field Day will be held on Wednesday, September 5 […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Late Summer Disease Management – Podcast

🕔Aug 20, 2018In this week’s podcast we feature Dr. Dean Malvick, University of Minnesota Professor in Plant Pathology. Dr. Malvick is the University of Minnesota Extension Specialist for corn and soybean diseases. […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Farmers Asked for Assistance with Sudden Death Syndrome Samples

🕔Aug 17, 2018We are working to understand the distribution of the fungal pathogen that causes soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) and root rot of edible bean and alfalfa in Minnesota. Your help […]

Minnesota Corn: Living Mulch – Kura Clover Improves Yields, Reduces Nitrogen Input

🕔Aug 17, 2018A living mulch is a cover crop under-seeded into annual crop production. Kura clover is a vegetatively-spreading, nitrogen (N)-fixing, winter-hardy perennial legume native to eastern Europe. Kura clover’s spreading habit […]

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