Corn, Soy Planting: Midwest and Northern Plains Wait for Soil Temps to Rise – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018No, you didn’t mix up the calendar pages. It’s mid-April, and some Midwest farmers are watching snow pile up on their fields this week. As the pace of planting slips […]

Minnesota: Spring Nitrogen Outlook 2018 – Podcast

🕔Apr 17, 2018Spring is upon us! While there still may be snow on the ground, on this episode we have your spring nitrogen outlook. Guests Brad Carlson, Fabian Fernandez, Dan Kaiser, Greg Klinger […]

Grain Shipping: Too Cold in Minnesota to Plant or Play Ball – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2018Spring has yet to arrive in Minnesota. This past weekend, Minnesota broke a snowfall record for April, with over 13 to 25 inches falling from the Twin Cities to the […]

Minnesota Wheat, Rye: Evaluating Your Stands

🕔Apr 16, 2018As wintery weather persists, you may wonder if your winter wheat or rye has survived this winter.  If you are really anxious or bored, you can dig up some crowns […]

Minnesota: Small Grains – An Easier Way to Establish, Grow Cover Crops

🕔Apr 13, 2018Establishing cover crops in corn and soybeans is not without its challenges in Minnesota. There is little growing season left after harvest and soil moisture and herbicide carryover can often […]

Midwest Corn: New Recommended Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates Available

🕔Apr 3, 2018Ohio State University corn nitrogen rate recommendations follow a unified framework used throughout the Corn Belt. Together with six other states (Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin), the Ohio recommended […]

Minnesota: Why Do We Need a Soybean Nitrogen Credit?

🕔Apr 2, 2018In a corn-soybean rotation, the corn will need less nitrogen (N) following the nitrogen fixing legumes than in a continuous corn operation. Thus, a nitrogen “credit” is applied to manage […]

Minnesota: Nutrient Management Podcast – Soil Sampling, Testing

🕔Mar 29, 2018This month’s podcast episode is all about soil sampling and testing. Have a listen to hear how you can ensure a representative sample and what outside factors could affect the […]

Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator Website Updated for 2018

🕔Mar 28, 2018The regional Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator (CNRC) website was recently updated with a revised Iowa N response trial database. The changes to the suggested N rates in Iowa are small […]

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 […]

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