Minnesota Corn: European Corn Borer – Implications of Reducing Bt Acres Nov 26, 2019

🕔Nov 26, 2019
The economics of 2019-2020 corn production has challenged many farmers to minimize production costs. Hybrid selection is one way to reduce costs. Planting corn hybrids without Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins […]

Sugar: For Beet Growers, Plenty Of Crop Left To Rot – DTN Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
The 2019 sugarbeet harvest in the Red River Valley ended on Nov. 9 when American Crystal Sugar Company (ACSC) was no longer able to continue taking frozen beets to process, […]

Minnesota: 4-Year Tillage Study – What Did We Learn? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
A variety of tillage practices have been used since the beginning of agriculture. Proper tillage warms and dries the soil, kills weeds, incorporates fertilizers, and breaks up compacted layers. On […]

Minnesota: Is Tillage a Fertilizer Best Management Practice? Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
With fall winding down and the hard winter freeze setting in, growers may be asking if fall tillage is an option for some fields. While there are pros and cons […]

Minnesota: Fall Soil Sampling – Podcast Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we discuss fall soil sampling. Is there a best time to take samples in the fall? What is a good strategy for sampling banded […]

Minnesota Corn: What to Know About Tar Spot – Podcast Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019
In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Dean Malvick, Extension plant pathologist with the Department of Plant Pathology, […]

Harvest Weed Seed Control – Podcast Nov 4, 2019

🕔Nov 4, 2019
In this podcast we spent some time talking about Australian Agriculture, herbicide resistance in weeds, and the need for alternative weed management tactics.

Minnesota Crop Pest Management Short Course, Minneapolis, Dec. 10-12 Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019
The three-day Minnesota Crop Pest Management Short Course program and Minnesota Crop Production Retailers Trade Show starts Tuesday, December 10th and continues through Thursday, December 12th. The Crop Pest Management […]

Fertilizer Management – How Soil Compaction Impacts Decisions Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019
Another wet fall means that harvesting crops from saturated fields could lead to compaction issues. Many farmers believe the old adage that nothing you do in the fall can hurt […]

Southeast Minnesota: Soybeans – Regional Yield Trial Results Available Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019
Performance comparisons of early (1.0-1.8) and late (1.9-2.5) maturity soybeans in southeastern Minnesota are now available. Soybeans evaluated in this trial were tolerant to one or more of the following […]

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