Minnesota Soybeans: A Challenging Harvest Ahead

🕔Oct 11, 2019Whether it’s ‘insult to injury’ or a ‘nail in the coffin’, rain and snow beginning on October 10, 2019 was not the weather that soybean farmers were looking for. Even […]

Minnesota: Soybean Conditions and Outlook – Podcast

🕔Jul 12, 2019In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension Educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Seth Naeve, Soybean agronomist, to reflect on 2019 soybean planting. We […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Managing Hail Damaged Crops

🕔Jun 27, 2019Storms during late last week left crops in an area of southern Minnesota affected by severe hail damage. Especially hard hit were Brown, Redwood, Watonwan, and Martin Counties, where much […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Planting Delayed Again – What’s a Farmer to Do?

🕔May 22, 2019For the third year in a row, soybean planting is being seriously delayed by weather in Minnesota. Like with the previous couple of years, it’s a slow-go across most of […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Farmers Sampling for SCN Surprised by What They Find

🕔Apr 17, 2019Sampling program results Samples submitted through the Minnesota SCN sampling and education program originated from 28 Minnesota counties, with the majority of the 363 samples coming from the most newly […]

Minnesota: “Strategic Farming-Maximizing Return on Investment” – 10 Workshops in Feb., March

🕔Jan 31, 2019Ten opportunities remain to attend one of the 2019 “Strategic Farming – Maximizing Return on Investment”workshops.  At these sessions, key cost factors in crop budgets will be discussed, as well as the […]

Soybeans: Lower Quality Seed for 2019 – Check Your Germination Rates – DTN

🕔Dec 7, 2018Growers should expect lower-than-average germination rates from their soybean seed next year, experts told DTN. Much of the country’s soybean crop was plagued by unusually wet weather and a long, […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Storing, Drying, Handling Wet Crops

🕔Oct 17, 2018While almost impossible to accomplish in most years, harvesting soybeans at a moisture content between 13 to 15% helps maximize yields while minimizing harvest losses. Cool, cloudy, and rainy conditions […]

Minnesota: Wet Weather, Wet Soybeans, Tough Situation

🕔Oct 11, 2018With continued cold, cloudy, and rainy conditions across Minnesota, farmers are beginning to question when they will be able to get into the field to harvest their soybeans. Excessive rains […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Harvest Considerations for Storm-Damaged Crops

🕔Sep 25, 2018On September 20, fast-moving storms moved across southern Minnesota, resulting in damage to crops and property. Claire LaCanne, agriculture Extension educator in Rice and Steele counties provided the following report […]

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