Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series – Essential Row Crop Management for Summer 2020 – July 14 Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
University of Minnesota Extension and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are collaborating to provide another series of short, timely, and topic-specific webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and […]

South Dakota: Deuel County Designated Natural Disaster Area to Floods Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated Deuel County, South Dakota, as a primary natural disaster area. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive moisture and flooding that has occurred since Jan. […]

Minnesota: Midseason Flooding and Its Impacts on Yields Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
After exceptionally good spring conditions allowing for early planting, the 2020 corn and soybean crops are off to a very good start. Soil conditions were very good across the southern […]

Minnesota: True Armyworm Spottings Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Reports of true armyworm infestations continue to come in (Figure 1). At this time the infestation is not as widespread as in 2018. Most reports have been in wheat, pasture […]

Minnesota Wheat: Diseases Quiet, Risk High for Fusarium Head Blight Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
In my travels last week across southern Minnesota, I found little to no disease in the spring wheat trials or fields that I walked.  I found net blotch in one […]

Minnesota: Virtual Agronomy Field Tour, July 1 Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
The UMN Southern Research & Outreach Center will hold a Virtual Agronomy Field Tour on Wednesday, July 1 from noon to 1 p.m. This webinar will give participants a look […]

Soybean Gall Midge: Current Reported Distribution in 2020 Jun 24, 2020

🕔Jun 24, 2020
On Wednesday, June 17 orange and white soybean gall midge larvae were found in soybean plants at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center near Mead, NE. Two days later […]

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: Suspect Pesticide Drift? What to Do, How to Prevent It Jun 22, 2020

🕔Jun 22, 2020
As they say, “With much power comes much responsibility”, and the various herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides that growers have in their toolbox for managing their crops are indeed powerful tools. […]

Minnesota: Small Grains Disease Update Jun 18, 2020

🕔Jun 18, 2020
The first instances of stripe rust, crown rust, and barley yellow dwarf were confirmed in winter wheat and oats, respectively, this past week in southern Minnesota. Meanwhile, tan spot is […]

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