Wind Erosion and Nutrient Loss: How Much Soil Is Moving, What Could That Cost Farmers? May 13, 2022

🕔May 13, 2022
Two ongoing studies are measuring how much soil is being blown across different fields, and how much nutrients lost with wind erosion might cost farmers. Wind erosion Sometimes you can […]

Conservation – Research Looks for Best Ways to Manage Runoff – DTN Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Fluvial wetlands are the best conservation tools to reduce both nitrate and sediment loads, a study led by a scientist at the University of Kansas found. The work also points […]

Crop Production: Why Is Soil Structure So Important? – Video Mar 31, 2021

🕔Mar 31, 2021
In this short video, University of Minnesota Extension soil health specialist Anna Cates discusses why soil structure matters for crop production. She takes you into soil pits in a recently […]

Soybeans: Reducing Weed Seed, Foreign Material for Harvest Jan 5, 2021

🕔Jan 5, 2021
Beginning in 2018, Chinese officials began rejecting shipments of soybeans from the US that contain more than one percent foreign material and contain weed seed listed on their prohibited species […]

Midwest: 3 Soybean Gall Midge Webinars in Jan. Dec 21, 2020

🕔Dec 21, 2020
Since 2018, soybean gall midge has expanded its range, claiming eight new counties in Nebraska this year. With its aggressive spread, Midwestern producers are encouraged to attend a three-part webinar […]

Minnesota: Crop & Pest Management Connect Registration and Highlights Nov 20, 2020

🕔Nov 20, 2020
Register by December 4 to ensure your spot for the University of Minnesota Crop & Pest Management Connect, the three-day online educational conference for ag professionals scheduled for December 8 […]

Climate Change Affecting Crop Yields Globally, Research says Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
The 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, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
The 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, 2018

🕔Aug 8, 2018
Entomologists 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, 2017

🕔Aug 28, 2017
Utilizing 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 […]

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