Minnesota Soybeans: 3 Tips for Insecticide-Resistant Soybean Aphid Management

🕔Mar 16, 2018Insecticide-resistant soybean aphids have emerged as a new challenge to growers in Minnesota and neighboring states. In a new Extension publication, we suggest strategies for managing soybean aphids resistant to […]

Minnesota Corn: Should You Use an In-Furrow Starter This Year?

🕔Mar 13, 2018Low corn prices will often mean some evaluation of management costs for growers across Minnesota. Looking ahead, should you consider using an in-furrow starter fertilizer? It can present additional costs, […]

More Grain Dust Explosions Reported Nationwide in 2017

🕔Mar 9, 2018There were seven reported grain dust explosions at U.S. food and agricultural facilities in 2017, two more than in 2016 but still below the 10-year average of 9.3 explosions per […]

Minnesota: Dicamba – Complying with Buffer, Spray Drift Requirements

🕔Mar 7, 2018Buffers are one important tool in reducing off-target movement of pesticides to neighboring crops and sensitive areas.

Minnesota Weeds: Minimizing Spray Drift – Webinar, March 15

🕔Mar 2, 2018As off-target movement of pesticides becomes an increasingly important topic, we need as many tools as possible to reduce drift. The EPA office of Pesticide Programs will host a webinar […]

Minnesota Corn: Nitrogen Timing – Apply When the Crop Needs it Most

🕔Mar 1, 2018Spring is right around the corner. Do you have a nitrogen management plan in place? The rate and timing of nitrogen application should depend on your soil type, crop rotation […]

Minnesota: Nutrient Management Podcast – Sulfur 101

🕔Feb 23, 2018Tune in to the latest Nutrient Management Podcast for a refresher on sulfur. Dan Kaiser, Jeff Vetsch and Paulo Pagliari discuss when to apply sulfur, where responses happen and what […]

Minnesota: Evaluating Spring Phosphorus Availability

🕔Feb 13, 2018Phosphorus is an essential element for crops, especially in the spring because it stimulates early plant growth, giving the plant a healthy and vigorous start. Spring phosphorus availability can range […]

Minnesota: 11 Nitrogen Smart Meetings on Deck in Feb., March

🕔Feb 13, 2018University of Minnesota Extension is pleased to announce the schedule for the third year of its popular Nitrogen Smart program. Nitrogen Smart is an educational program designed to provide the […]

Minnesota: Spring Manure Applications – Start Planning Now

🕔Feb 9, 2018It may be hard to imagine spring coming anytime soon with the recent arctic temperatures, but in a few short months it’ll be time to apply nutrients for the upcoming […]

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