Minnesota: Reducing Bt-Trait Acres in 2021 Corn Production? Implications for European Corn Borer Jan 15, 2021
The recent economics of corn production have challenged many farmers to minimize production costs. Hybrid selection is one way to reduce costs. Planting corn hybrids without Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins […]
Past posts have discussed the potential issues which chloride (Cl) in potash can present for soybean production in Minnesota. The 2020 growing season was the fourth year of a long-term […]
Farm tractor and self-propelled combine unit sales finish the year with solid growth across the U.S., while sales in most sectors in Canada were also positive according to the latest […]
In late October 2020, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) announced new five-year registrations for the dicamba-containing products XtendiMax, Engenia and Tavium. These labels include new and/or additional […]
For the 2021 cropping year, farmers can change their Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) choices from the selections made for the 2019 and 2020 crop years. […]
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Tissue testing is an easy way to know exactly how much nitrogen to put out at top-dress so that we optimize yield and save money on fertilizer applications. Dr. George […]
Fuel Report: Price Climb Continues Jan 13, 2021
The U.S. average diesel fuel price increased 3 cents to $2.67 per gallon on January 11, more than 39 cents lower than a year ago. The East Coast price increased […]
The following is a breakdown of wholesale prices and trends of the various fertilizers in December 2020 and first two weeks of January 2021. AMMONIA Domestic: CF announced its spring […]
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