Minnesota: How Will Cool, Dry Conditions Impact Weed Control? May 8, 2020

🕔May 8, 2020
Planting has progressed rapidly this spring across much of Minnesota and a considerable amount of corn and soybean acres were planted by May 4. Progress has been much faster compared […]

Minnesota: Which Nitrogen Source Is Right for You? – Video May 6, 2020

🕔May 6, 2020
Nitrogen is the nutrient most often deficient for crop production in Minnesota, and its use can result in substantial economic return for farmers. However, when nitrogen inputs exceed crop needs, […]

Minnesota: Are Controlled-Release N Fertilizer Products Worth the Cost? May 4, 2020

🕔May 4, 2020
Recent wet years in Minnesota are causing nitrogen management issues for corn farmers. Wet falls can delay harvest and push fieldwork to the spring, wet springs can limit field access […]

Minnesota Corn: Low Residual Soil Nitrate Tests – Should You Adjust N Rates? Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
Recent wet growing seasons have put a greater emphasis on nitrogen management. Summary data form MVTL labs sent by Brian Williams shows that nearly two-thirds of the basal stalk N […]

South Dakota: 28 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods Apr 29, 2020

🕔Apr 29, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 28 South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive moisture and flooding that occurred from January 1, 2019, […]

Minnesota Webinar: Stored Grain Handling, Management – April 22 Apr 16, 2020

🕔Apr 16, 2020
For many farmers across Minnesota, 2019 ended with a late harvest and grain going into storage that was wetter than normal. Grain that has been stored wet can lead to […]

Minnesota Corn: Should You Credit N Following Fallow Fields? Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
A previous blog post mentioned a potential nitrogen (N) credit for a crop following a fallow situation. The current U of M guidelines suggest that up to a 75-pound N credit can […]

Minnesota: Managing Prevent Plant Acres Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
The spring planting season is soon upon us. Prevent plant acres, or fields that were too wet to be planted to a cash crop last year, may need some special […]

Iowa, Minnesota Webinar Series: Essential Row Crop Management – April 6-10 Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Extension specialists in Iowa and Minnesota are collaborating to provide a series of short, daily webinars for farmers, ag professionals, Extension personnel and other interested parties from April 6 to […]

Minnesota: Optimal Soil Phosphorus, Potassium Levels – Podcast Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, three U of M researchers discuss optimal phosphorus and potassium levels in the soil. What are some key takeaways that growers should know about […]

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