Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series – Essential Row Crop Management for Summer 2020 – July 14 Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are collaborating to provide another series of short, timely, and topic-specific webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and […]

Minnesota: Midseason Flooding and Its Impacts on Yields Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
After exceptionally good spring conditions allowing for early planting, the 2020 corn and soybean crops are off to a very good start. Soil conditions were very good across the southern […]

Minnesota: True Armyworm Spottings Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Reports of true armyworm infestations continue to come in (Figure 1). At this time the infestation is not as widespread as in 2018. Most reports have been in wheat, pasture […]

Minnesota Wheat: Diseases Quiet, Risk High for Fusarium Head Blight Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
In my travels last week across southern Minnesota, I found little to no disease in the spring wheat trials or fields that I walked.  I found net blotch in one […]

Minnesota: Virtual Agronomy Field Tour, July 1 Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
The UMN Southern Research & Outreach Center will hold a Virtual Agronomy Field Tour on Wednesday, July 1 from noon to 1 p.m. This webinar will give participants a look […]

Minnesota: Ideal Spraying Days Tough to Come By Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
Timely pesticide applications have been a challenge in 2020. So far in the month of June, much of Minnesota has had notably few hours that would be considered “ideal” for […]

Minnesota: Suspect Pesticide Drift? What to Do, How to Prevent It Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
As they say, “With much power comes much responsibility”, and the various herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides that growers have in their toolbox for managing their crops are indeed powerful tools. […]

Minnesota: Small Grains Disease Update Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
The first instances of stripe rust, crown rust, and barley yellow dwarf were confirmed in winter wheat and oats, respectively, this past week in southern Minnesota. Meanwhile, tan spot is […]

Minnesota: Soybean Gall Midge – What You Should Know Jun 11, 2020

🕔Jun 11, 2020
The first detection of adult soybean gall emergence for 2020 was June 10 in Cass County, Nebraska. We expect that emergence will soon begin in Minnesota. Emergence of the adults […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Dicamba Usage Changes Jun 8, 2020

🕔Jun 8, 2020
Upon further review of state law and while awaiting guidance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the ruling of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals regarding dicamba products, the […]

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