Minnesota: Managing P and K in Flooded, Ponded Soils

🕔Jul 20, 2018The 2018 cropping season has been a challenging year for those in areas affected by heavy rainfall and saturated soils. Excessive water can result in the loss of soil nutrients […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids Popping Up – Podcast

🕔Jul 19, 2018Welcome to the 5th IPM Podcast for Field Crops – this Podcast is sponsored by the UMN Extension Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program. During the past week soybean aphid populations […]

Minnesota Corn: 5 Tips for Effectively Using Plant Tissue Data

🕔Jul 13, 20181. Don’t expect too much. Tissue sampling is not an exact science, so take care to get the most information you can. Optimal nutrient concentration values are specific to a […]

Minnesota: Soybean Aphids – Scouting and Managing Insecticide Resistance

🕔Jul 13, 2018Scouting for soybean aphids in Minnesota soybean fields should be underway. While aphid populations are low in most fields, we have received reports of increasing soybean aphid numbers. In parts […]

Minnesota: Ag Professional Field School, St. Paul, July 25-26

🕔Jul 11, 2018The 2018 Field School for Ag Professionals will be held on July 25 – 26 at the University of Minnesota Agriculture Experiment Station in St. Paul. Field School for Ag […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Flooded Fields, Saturated Conditions Persist – What Can We Expect?

🕔Jul 9, 2018Flooding, ponding, and saturated soils continue to impact crops across southwestern and south central Minnesota. Intense rains, ranging from 6 to 8 inches or more in several counties in southwestern […]

Minnesota: Corn Rootworm Emergence About to Rocket

🕔Jul 2, 2018Corn rootworm emergence typically begins in the days following July 4th. Based on predictive degree-day models and confirmed with flotation of rootworms from dug plants, 2018 will follow this pattern […]

Minnesota Corn: Canopy Sensing and Nitrogen Management

🕔Jun 29, 2018In Minnesota, we’ve seen more in-season nitrogen applications due in part to wetter springs. More precipitation means less time to apply before planting, or more nitrogen loss in season. Many […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Managing Micronutrients – Podcast

🕔Jun 25, 2018Though they may seem inconsequential in the grand scheme of things, micronutrients can significantly affect yield if they’re deficient in the plant. Experts Seth Naeve, Austin Dobbels and Dan Kaiser […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Excessively Wet Field Conditions – What Can You Do?

🕔Jun 22, 2018It has been wet, for much of Southern Minnesota this has been one of the wettest growing seasons on record. Precipitation maps from June 12th show just how wet it […]

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