Minnesota: Soil Health Management Systems: What Are They and How Could They Help Feb 15, 2022

🕔Feb 15, 2022
Soil health management systems are agricultural systems that prioritize the health of soils, by reducing soil disturbance and keeping living roots in the ground. Healthy soils should protect soil carbon […]

Minnesota: Cover Crops – How Much Do They Cost in the Long Run? Dec 3, 2021

🕔Dec 3, 2021
How much cover crops cost to implement and whether they can make you money is a subject of heated debate. Costs are obvious: seed, time and fuel to plant and […]

Minnesota Corn: Tips to Prevent Fallow Syndrome Apr 14, 2021

🕔Apr 14, 2021
While the 2020 growing season was relatively to abnormally dry for much of Minnesota, there were pockets of the state where fields were too wet for crops to be harvested. […]

Minnesota: How to Approach Carbon Market Opportunities Apr 9, 2021

🕔Apr 9, 2021
There has been a lot of buzz concerning the carbon credit market. In this article we’ll discuss the importance of carbon and carbon markets, what they can offer producers in […]

Crop Production: Why Is Soil Structure So Important? – Video Mar 31, 2021

🕔Mar 31, 2021
In this short video, University of Minnesota Extension soil health specialist Anna Cates discusses why soil structure matters for crop production. She takes you into soil pits in a recently […]

Minnesota Cover Crops: 4 Resources to Get You Started Mar 8, 2021

🕔Mar 8, 2021
There are a lot of choices associated with planting cover crops—species (and even variety!), planting method, date, termination plan—and it all has to fit with your cash crop management system. […]

5 Things to Know About the Haney Soil Health Test – Video May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
The Haney soil health test, named for USDA scientist Rick Haney, includes more than a dozen different soil test values. These include standard macro- and micro-nutrients for plant consumption, but […]

New Land Lease? How to Incorporate Conservation Practices. Jan 22, 2020

🕔Jan 22, 2020
Farming rented ground is a reality for most Minnesota producers. When there’s interest in implementing conservation practices on rented ground, renters and owners will need to come to an agreement. […]

Minnesota: Haney Soil Test – How Can It Help You? – Video Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019
The Haney test, a test for soil health, is being used to assess biological activity in the soil. Growers are using these tests to qualify for programs, explore their soil […]

Minnesota: Cover Crop “Recipes” Now Available Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019
Wondering how to do cover crops? UMN Extension, in collaboration with the Midwest Cover Crops Council (MCCC), has produced cover crop “recipes” for two scenarios: Post corn, going to soybean […]

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