Minnesota Soybeans: Walk, Hoe, Map, Mow – Your Best Aug. Weed Control Plan Jul 30, 2020

🕔Jul 30, 2020
My dad was a dairy farmer his entire life. When he was 41 he had a heart attack and had to take a year off. He rented the farm to […]

Minnesota: Palmer Amaranth Found in Winona County Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture has confirmed Palmer amaranth for the first time in Winona County. The Palmer amaranth plants were found in a soybean field but the source of […]

Minnesota: Ideal Spraying Days Tough to Come By Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
Timely pesticide applications have been a challenge in 2020. So far in the month of June, much of Minnesota has had notably few hours that would be considered “ideal” for […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Herbicide Options After Dicamba Registrations Vacated Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
On June 3, 2020, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals issued a ruling that vacated U.S. registrations for Engenia, FeXapan, and XtendiMax herbicides. These are 3 of the 4 dicamba […]

Minnesota: How Will Cool, Dry Conditions Impact Weed Control? May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
Planting has progressed rapidly this spring across much of Minnesota and a considerable amount of corn and soybean acres were planted by May 4. Progress has been much faster compared […]

Minnesota Corn: Harvest Faces Weather Challenges Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019
The development of Minnesota’s corn crop is highly variable this year, due to numerous weather challenges and wide ranges in both planting dates and hybrid relative maturities. The rain and […]

Minnesota: Forage Crops for Prevented Planted Acres Jul 10, 2019

🕔Jul 10, 2019
A large quantity of forage will likely be harvested from prevented plant acres in Minnesota this year, given the 2019 changes to USDA RMA’s prevented planting rules. Changing the date […]

Minnesota: Weed Control in Late Planted Crops Jun 6, 2019

🕔Jun 6, 2019
The wet spring has been frustrating for a lot of farmers to get crops planted. One consolation with the late start is that there are several weed-control benefits of delayed […]

Minnesota: Alfalfa Winterkill – What Now? May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019
There have been reports of alfalfa stands across Minnesota with varying levels of winter injury and winterkill. Areas most-often affected include hilltops where crowns were exposed during the cold winter […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Farmers Sampling for SCN Surprised by What They Find Apr 17, 2019

🕔Apr 17, 2019
Sampling program results Samples submitted through the Minnesota SCN sampling and education program originated from 28 Minnesota counties, with the majority of the 363 samples coming from the most newly […]

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