Minnesota: Can Variable Rate Irrigation Combat Groundwater Issues? Mar 8, 2022

🕔Mar 8, 2022
More than 25% of groundwater in Minnesota is pumped for agricultural crops. This makes irrigation the second-largest user of groundwater in the state. Can variable rate irrigation (VRI) technology help Minnesota farmers […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: How Did Drought in 2021 Affect Insect Pests? Mar 8, 2022

🕔Mar 8, 2022
Changes in crops due to drought stress We can plainly see when our corn and soybean crops respond to drought stress by rolling or flipping their leaves to reduce moisture […]

Ag Groups Sue Over EPA Emissions Rule – DTN Mar 2, 2022

🕔Mar 2, 2022
State soybean associations, corn growers and biofuels producers filed two separate petitions to a federal appeals court Monday, asking the court to set aside EPA’s revised greenhouse gas emissions standards. […]

Carbon Pipeline Plans See Pushback – DTN Feb 15, 2022

🕔Feb 15, 2022
Carbon pipeline companies looking to take carbon emissions from ethanol plants and pipe liquid carbon through multiple states are starting to face more organized landowner resistance. An Iowa state senator’s […]

Minnesota: Soil Health Management Systems: What Are They and How Could They Help Feb 15, 2022

🕔Feb 15, 2022
Soil health management systems are agricultural systems that prioritize the health of soils, by reducing soil disturbance and keeping living roots in the ground. Healthy soils should protect soil carbon […]

Minnesota: Nitrogen Conference, St. Cloud, Feb. 15 Feb 9, 2022

🕔Feb 9, 2022
Learn about the latest nitrogen management and water quality research at the 8th annual Nitrogen: Minnesota’s Grand Challenge and Compelling Opportunity Conference. The conference will take place on Tuesday, February 15th, […]

Minnesota: Nutrient Management Conference, Mankato, Feb. 8 Feb 2, 2022

🕔Feb 2, 2022
Learn about the latest fertilizer and manure research at the 14th annual Nutrient Management Conference. The conference will take place on Tuesday, February 8th, 2022 in Mankato and will also […]

Minnesota Corn: Maximum Return To Nitrogen Approach to N Rate Guidelines – Podcast Jan 25, 2022

🕔Jan 25, 2022
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, four U of M researchers discuss the Maximum Return To Nitrogen (MRTN) approach to corn N rate guidelines. What is the MRTN and why […]

Minnesota Corn: Reducing Bt Acres? Implications for European Corn Borer. Jan 25, 2022

🕔Jan 25, 2022
The economics of corn production challenge many farmers to minimize production costs. Hybrid selection is one way to reduce costs. Planting corn hybrids without Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) proteins for protection against European […]

Non-Irrigated Corn: New Supplemental Insurance Offered for Split Nitrogen Applications – DTN Jan 7, 2022

🕔Jan 7, 2022
Farmers who apply nitrogen with split applications for non-irrigated corn across parts of the Corn Belt will be eligible to buy a supplemental coverage for their crop insurance under a […]

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