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FHB Has Been Observed in Winter Wheat

FHB has been observed in winter wheat in the southern portion of the state. Many areas have had high rainfall with frequent storm activity. This is contributing to high relative humidity and high risk of FHB as well as other fungal diseases in these areas. The risk map is currently trending high risk for susceptible…

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Eleven Nitrogen Smart meetings on deck

Brad Carlson University of Minnesota Extension is pleased to announce the schedule for the third year of its popular Nitrogen Smart program. Nitrogen Smart is an educational program designed to provide the information necessary to evaluate nitrogen fertilizer options. Farmers attending this program learn how to maximize profits from nitrogen applications while minimizing environmental impacts.…

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Small Grain Winter Workshops

Jared Goplen University of Minnesota Extension is offering four Small Grain Winter Workshops in Central, Western, and Southern MN in February to address small grain production. Row crop farming brings busy spring and fall workloads. There are also pests common to row crops, including herbicide resistant weeds, soybean cyst nematodes, soybean aphid, diseases and corn…

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2017 Conservation Tillage Conference Dec. 5-6

The University of Minnesota Extension along with North Dakota State University Extension Service is hosting the 2017 Conservation Tillage Conference on Dec. 5-6 in Willmar, Minn. (Photo: Jodi DeJong-Hughes)   WILLMAR, Minn. — The University of Minnesota Extension along with North Dakota State University Extension Service is hosting the 2017 Conservation Tillage Conference on Dec.…

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NDAWN Network Adds Temperature Inversion Alerts

The North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) provides current weather data, climatological records, and is the backbone of growth and development models in North Dakota and Northwest Minnesota.  This, for example, includes the orange wheat blossom midge emergence model and the small grains disease development risk models.  This summer a new tool is being added…

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