Minnesota Soybeans: Aphid-Resistant Varieties Updated for 2019

🕔Jan 15, 2019An updated list of commercially available aphid-resistant soybean varieties that are suitable to grow in Minnesota can be found in a revised version of an Extension publication titled, Aphid-Resistant Soybean […]

Soybeans: SCN Resistance is Increasing Even on Reliable Varieties – DTN

🕔Jan 10, 2019Think of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) like blood pressure. Doctors take blood pressure readings and based on the numbers, decide if and how to manage the problem.  Similarly, The SCN […]

Minnesota: 4 Wheat Production Meetings, Jan. 28-31

🕔Jan 7, 2019Minnesota’s hard red spring wheat acreage rebounded to 1.6 million acres in 2018.  This 40% jump is probably easiest explained by the record yields the previous year and the lackluster […]

Minnesota: Soil-Water Basics for Irrigation Scheduling

🕔Jan 4, 2019During the past few years, irrigated agriculture has increased significantly in Minnesota. Most of the irrigation in the state happens in the glacial outwash region where irrigation makes this region […]

Minnesota Workshops Focus On Spending Money For Max ROI

🕔Jan 2, 2019In crop production, what is the likelihood of seeing a positive economic return on investment (ROI) from a foliar fungicide application or a “build and maintain” soil fertility program? Which […]

Minnesota: Soil Fertility – Dispelling Myths – Podcast

🕔Dec 20, 2018On this podcast, Fabian Fernandez, Dan Kaiser, and Carl Rosen explain what’s fact or fiction in statements such as “plants prefer organic sources of nutrients because they are more available,” […]

Minnesota Corn: Reducing Bt Trait Acres in 2019? Implications for European Corn Borer

🕔Dec 18, 2018Editor’s Note: For accompanying charts and figures see original article at the Source URL below. The economics of 2018 corn production challenged many farmers to minimize losses per acre. One […]

Dicamba Rules: Patchwork of State Cut-Off Dates Confusing – DTN

🕔Dec 14, 2018Pick a state, any state, and chances are the rules for dicamba use there could differ from its neighbors next year.

Soybean Gall Midge, A New One Emerges – DTN

🕔Dec 5, 2018The mysterious orange maggots that drilled into soybean stems and killed plants in parts of Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Minnesota last summer now have known adult relatives. Entomologists were […]

Minnesota: Nutrient Management – On-Farm Research, The Basics and Beyond – Podcast

🕔Dec 4, 2018On-farm research can provide great management benefits when done the right way. The key is in paying attention to the details and having a plan every step of the way. […]

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