Midwest Corn: Dry Conditions Can Reduce Kernel Size Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019
Much of the corn in Minnesota is in the dough stage of kernel development. At this stage and beyond, stress to corn from dry conditions reduces yield by decreasing kernel […]

Minnesota Corn: Cover Crop Strategies to Improve Nitrogen Cycling Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
Balancing the supply and demand of nitrogen (N) in crop production is challenging. In most cases, application of N fertilizer is needed to ensure that adequate N is available to […]

Minnesota Corn: Stress Now Reduces Kernel Number Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019
Much of the corn in Minnesota has finished pollinating and the kernels are in the blister stage. Kernels enter the blister stage at about 12 days after tasseling and the […]

Minnesota Corn: Pollination and Yield Outlook Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019
Tassels are visible in some corn fields in Minnesota and will emerge in the remaining fields in the coming days. Tassel emergence occurs shortly after the upper leaves are pointing […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Managing Hail Damaged Crops Jun 27, 2019

🕔Jun 27, 2019
Storms during late last week left crops in an area of southern Minnesota affected by severe hail damage. Especially hard hit were Brown, Redwood, Watonwan, and Martin Counties, where much […]

Minnesota: Advanced Corn Agronomy Summit, Waseca, July 16 Jun 24, 2019

🕔Jun 24, 2019
Plan now to attend the Advanced Corn Agronomy Summit on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at the University of Minnesota Southern Research and Outreach Center in Waseca. This new program, developed for ag […]

Minnesota Corn: Interseeding Cover Crops to Improve Soil Health Jun 4, 2019

🕔Jun 4, 2019
Cover crops can be used to extend the period of vegetative cover on soils. They take up water and nutrients and can reduce risk of nutrient losses from cropping systems. […]

Minnesota: Corn Planting and the Cool, Wet Spring – Podcast May 21, 2019

🕔May 21, 2019
In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension Educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Dr. Jeff Coulter, Extension corn systems agronomist, to talk a little […]

Minnesota Corn: Key Factors for Evaluating Stand Establishment May 16, 2019

🕔May 16, 2019
Early evaluation of corn stands is important for identifying yield-limiting factors and making management decisions to mitigate them. Evaluation of corn stands should begin soon after rows are visible, typically […]

Minnesota Corn: Managing a Delayed Start to Planting May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019
Due to recent rain and snow, only 2% of Minnesota’s corn had been planted by April 28, similar to 2018 but 15 days behind the 5-year average, according to the […]

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