Minnesota: Managing Prevent Plant Acres Apr 8, 2020
The spring planting season is soon upon us. Prevent plant acres, or fields that were too wet to be planted to a cash crop last year, may need some special […]
There are some basic management practices that can affect, sometimes worsen, and other times be used to reduce risks of insect pest injury.
Extension specialists in Iowa and Minnesota are collaborating to provide a series of short, daily webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and other interested parties from April 6 to […]
Ohio: Broadcasting Red Clover into Wheat Apr 1, 2020
Looking at both the calendar and weather forecasts, frost-seeding is no longer a viable option to add red clover into a wheat stand. We can’t count on good freeze/thaw cycles […]
Iowa: Terminating Cover Crops This Spring Mar 27, 2020
As temperatures warm this spring, cover crop termination is on the to-do list for some Iowa fields. Killing cover crops with herbicides is the most common termination method. The effectiveness […]
Fields that were flooded or lay fallow in 2019 may require extra management for the 2020 spring planting season. The two top concerns will be weed control and nutrient availability […]
Red clover can be an excellent green manure that fixes nitrogen, suppresses weeds, and increases corn yields. As a slow-growing cool-season legume, it is suitable to undersowing into winter small […]
If you’re exploring your options for different cover crops, consider the Brassicas. The Brassicas are a plant family that includes radish, turnips, rapeseed and mustards. The two main benefits from […]
Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Weather Risks Mar 5, 2020
The wet weather conditions that occurred during planting and harvest over the last several growing seasons have created many problems for Michigan soybean producers, such as planting delays, prevented planting, […]
Fall cover crops can take the pressure off of burndown herbicides for control of glyphosate-resistant horseweed.