Minnesota: Online Crop Pest Management Connect Conference, Dec. 8-10 Oct 22, 2020

🕔Oct 22, 2020
Save the dates for University of Minnesota Extension’s Crop Pest Management (CPM) Connect, an online educational conference for ag professionals scheduled for December 8-10. It’s being offered during the same […]

USDA Announces Additional Direct Money to Farmers, Ranchers Impacted by Coronavirus Sep 18, 2020

🕔Sep 18, 2020
USDA announced today up to an additional $14 billion will be available for agricultural producers who continue to face market disruptions and associated costs because of COVID-19. Signup for the […]

Conventional Vs. Organic Grains: 5-Year Comparison Of Returns Sep 8, 2020

🕔Sep 8, 2020
Due to continued increases in demand for certified organic grains, crop farmers that have transitioned from conventional to certified organic grains report higher net returns per acre. Despite this, certified […]

Minnesota: Rotation Benefits from Alfalfa to Corn Sep 4, 2020

🕔Sep 4, 2020
There are many benefits to corn when it is planted after alfalfa, including greater yield, reduced nitrogen (N) requirement from fertilizer or manure, and reduced pest pressure compared to when […]

Western Kansas Virtual Fall Field Days, Aug. 26, 27 Aug 21, 2020

🕔Aug 21, 2020
Kansas State University will host a pair of field days in late August to share updated information on several crop production practices important to producers in western Kansas. The Agricultural […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Is Boron Deficiency a Problem? Aug 18, 2020

🕔Aug 18, 2020
Boron (B) is a micronutrient needed in small quantities by crops. Since the need for the nutrient is low, there have not been recommendations for boron fertilizer application in most […]

Indiana Alfalfa: Leafhopper Control Options Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
Every few years, the remnants of a tropical storm or hurricane make its way to the eastern cornbelt, bringing with it rain, wind and sometimes a few other surprises. In […]

Iowa Field Reports: Warmer Temps Aid Crop Development Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
The crops have really started to take off this past week with the warmer temperatures. While rainfall limited field activity in parts of the state, where fieldwork could be done […]

California: Blue Alfalfa Aphids Back With A Vengeance? Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
“I’ll be back!” And, they are, with a vengeance! Just like the Terminator, those pesky blue alfalfa aphids are once again wreaking havoc in alfalfa fields, including those just breaking […]

Oklahoma Wheat, Alfalfa: Army Cutworms Reported in Some Fields Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
Several people, including Lanie Hale, Rob Anderson, and Mike Rosen of Wheeler Brothers and Area Extension Agronomist Heath Sanders have reported possible army cutworm activity. These reports are based on […]

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