University of Minnesota Extension focuses on the delivery of timely and relevant research-based information and sound production practices so that small grain producers can quickly learn about and adopt production practices that increase profitability and reduce economic and environmental risks.
Our latest work is at smallgrains.org, a cooperative effort between the Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers and University of Minnesota Extension.
- 5/9 Iron Deficiency Chlorosis Research in NW Minnesota
High pH, highly calcareous soils, common in western Minnesota, restrict the availability of soil Fe needed for optimum soybean growth and yield. On such soils, the amount of Fe fertilizer ...
- 4/26 Does My Soybean Crop Need Sulfur?
I know there are still questions on the application of sulfur for soybean. Between me and a number of other researchers in Minnesota, we have been working on a ...
- 4/19 Planting Window for Small Grains Already Closing
While nearly all the small grains were seeded in Minnesota by this date in 2012, this spring is a different story. The unseasonably cold temperatures and relentless snow fall is ...
- 4/2 Spring Nitrogen Managment Options for Small Grains
A few questions arose over the winter as to options for spring applied nitrogen for small grains in areas where fall application was not possible. One option that was ...
- 4/1 Soil Testing For K
With spring finally approaching it is a good time to address some questions on soil testing that came up of the winter concerning testing soils in a field moist state ...
Small Grains Specialist
NW Research and Outreach Center
108 Ag Research Ctr., 2900 University Ave.
Crookston, MN 56716