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Take advantage of winter crops education!

January 07, 2019 Dave Nicolai, Extension Educator-Crops and Phyllis Bongard, Educational Content Development and Communications Specialist Several opportunities to learn about the University of Minnesota’s research in crop production are available at locations throughout the state this winter. Crop producers, their advisers and other ag professionals are encouraged to attend. The following events are listed…

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Nitrogen Smart is back for its fourth year

Join University of Minnesota Extension for Nitrogen Smart, a program for producers to help maximize economic return on nitrogen and minimize losses. View dates and locations. Why attend Nitrogen Smart? According to a survey of past participants: Over 3 out of 4 of attendees changed at least one practice as a result of attending the…

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Nitrogen Conference and Nutrient Management Conference

Join us in February for two essential conferences U of M Extension and Minnesota Agricultural Water Resource Center (MAWRC) are pleased to invite you to the Nitrogen Conference and Nutrient Management Conference. Each conference offers continuing education credits (CEUs) in soil and water and nutrient management for Certified Crop Advisers (CCA). 5th Annual Nitrogen Conference…

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Wait, Consider Your Options Before Applying Nitrogen This Fall

Farmers are some of the hardest working people I know. Many highway drivers seeing fields harvested as they travel may think, “farmers are done for the year.” For farmers, the reality is that the work is just beginning for the next cropping season. Among the many decision that farmers need to make, nitrogen decisions are…

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Know Where and When to Apply Fall Nitrogen Fertilizer

Avoid Areas with High Leaching Potential and Apply When Soil is Cooler Than 50 Degrees F PAUL, Minn. – According to the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA), the recent cold-weather snap has cooled soil temperatures quickly in the northern regions of the state to the point where it may be safe to apply fall fertilizer.…

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Crop & Pest Report – North Dakota State University

August 16, 2018 No. 15 Inside this Issue… Grasshoppers on the Move! ……… 1 Scout for Spider Mites in Beans …. 2 Soybean Aphids Still Low ………….. 3 Red Sunflower Seed Weevil High .. 4 Wheat Stem Sawfly in NC ND ……. 4 NDSU Extension Cover Crop Field Day …………………………………… 5 Water Use in Corn…

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Articles of Interest – Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Why Ravaging Heatwaves Matter to World’s Dinner Table Bloomberg – 8/14/2018 To see the impact of record-breaking temperatures around the world, watch wheat. Found in everything from bread to noodles, biscuits to cereals, beer to cakes — there is no more widely grown staple crop and more than 170 million metric tons trade every year.…

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Using Canopy Sensing to Manage Nitrogen

Gabriel Paiao, PhD Student and Fabian G. Fernandez, Nutrient Management Specialist In Minnesota, we’ve seen more in-season nitrogen applications due in part to wetter springs. More precipitation means less time to apply before planting, or more nitrogen loss in season. Many are turning to canopy sensing technologies to guide fertilizer application rates during in-season applications.…

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Crop & Pest Report – University of North Dakota

June 28, 2018 No. 9 Inside this Issue… Grasshopper Hot Spots …………….. 1 Scout for Wheat Midge …………….. 2 Update on Leafy Spurge Flea Beetles Degree Days …………… 3 Blister Beetles in Soybeans ……….. 3 Aphids are Here! ……………………… 4 Chickpea Growth Stages …………… 5 Decision Support for a Foliar Application of Nitrogen ………. 6…

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MDA Schedules Informational Meetings on Groundwater Protection Rule

St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has scheduled a series of public informational meetings throughout the state during May and June to present information about the proposed Groundwater Protection Rule (GPR) and the rulemaking process. The public is invited to attend these meetings. It is important to note that these meetings are…

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Answers to 5 Spring Nitrogen FAQs

Friday, April 27, 2018 Fabian Fernandez, Nutrient Management Specialist Jeff Vetsch, Soil Scientist Brad Carlson, Extension Educator After crazy weather in early spring, it’s finally time to get out in the fields. We’ve gotten a lot of questions about spring nitrogen lately. Here are the frequently asked questions we get about nitrogen management this time…

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Spring nitrogen outlook 2018

Experts answer some of your most frequently asked questions about nitrogen. (Lynn Betts, U.S Department of Agriculture via Flickr) MINNEAPOLIS — Spring is upon us! While there still may be snow on the ground, on this episode we have your spring nitrogen outlook. Guests Brad Carlson, Fabian Fernandez, Dan Kaiser, Greg Klinger and Anne Struffert answer some…

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