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2018 Conservation Tillage Conference to be hosted in Fargo

University of Minnesota Extension and North Dakota State University Extension Service are co-hosting the 2018 Conservation Tillage Conference on Dec. 18-19 in Fargo, ND at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center. Roll up your sleeves for some practical, hands-on information that will save you soil, time, fuel, and money. This conference emphasizes proven farmer experience…

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Nitrogen Credits for 2019

With a wet growing season in some areas of the Midwest, we’ve received a lot of questions about nitrogen credits in 2019. Here’s a look at how soybean and cover crops will affect nitrogen crediting for next season. The amount of available nitrogen in a field depends on several key processes in the nitrogen cycle.…

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Options for drowned-out spots in fields

By Lizabeth Stahl, Extension Educator – Crops, and M. Scott Wells, Cropping Systems Specialist Figure 1. Precipitation deviation from the norm for three southern Minnesota regions. Source: MN DNR. A quick review of climate and weather data from the Minnesota DNR reveals southern Minnesota  has received 4 to 7 inches of precipitation above normal since April…

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Crop & Pest Report – North Dakota State University

July 19, 2018 No. 12 Inside this Issue… Scout for Pea Aphids ………………… 1 Red Headed Flea Beetle in Soybeans and Corn …………….. 2 European Corn Borer Trap Update3 Soybean Aphids Continued Low … 4 Cover Crops Planted During the Summer ……………………………. 5 Results of 2016 and 2017 Bacterial Blight Trials in Dry Beans ……..…

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Small Grains: An easier way to establish (and grow) cover crops

Establishing cover crops in corn and soybeans is not without its challenges in Minnesota.  There is little growing season left after harvest and soil moisture and herbicide carryover can often limit the ability to get a good cover crop stand when interseeding mid-season. In response to these growing season limitations, new interseeding technologies offer the…

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Cover crops in nitrogen’s Circle of life

Taylor Sievers, now graduated masters student from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, pulls up a round of litterbags and root cores from the cereal rye-soybean plots for her decomposition experiment. (Photo credit Rusty Bailey, SIU College of Agricultural Sciences) WASHINGTON — A circle of life–and nitrogen–is playing out in farms across the United States. And researchers…

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