Climate Change Affecting Crop Yields Globally, Research says

🕔Jun 21, 2019The world’s top 10 crops —  barley, cassava, maize, oil palm, rapeseed, rice, sorghum, soybean, sugarcane, and wheat — supply a combined 83 percent of all calories produced on cropland. […]

Minnesota Wheat: New Disease-Resistant Variety Available

🕔Jun 18, 2019The University of Minnesota (UMN) has released a new hard red spring wheat variety called ‘MN-Washburn.’ MN-Washburn features excellent straw strength and good overall disease resistance. In particular, it contains […]

Minnesota: Extension Requests Aid with European Corn Borer, Corn Disease Survey

🕔Aug 8, 2018Entomologists and plant pathologists at the University of Minnesota continue to document and understand changes in European corn borer (ECB) populations and corn diseases in our state. Each fall, about […]

Field Studies: What Do You Mean 5 Bushels Per Acre Is Not Significant?

🕔Aug 28, 2017Utilizing sound research results to help make decisions on the farm is a wise business practice. It can be confusing, however, when you see two numbers that are clearly not […]

Minnesota: Making Spring Cover Crop Decisons

🕔Apr 15, 2016Spring has sprung in the majority of Minnesota. It’s now time to manage cover crops that were planted last summer or fall. Spring management of cover crops is as varied […]

Catfish: 7 Universities Help Stabilize Production, Increase Profitability

🕔Aug 24, 2015Researchers from seven land-grant universities are working together to develop technology that helps catfish farmers meet rising consumer demand for catfish. These researchers participate in Multistate Research Project S-1031 “Hybrid […]

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