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Crop Management Tour - July 7


Fri, Jul 1st, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

Extension Notes

Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston counties

The Crop Management Tour will provide research-based information for crop producers, crop consultants, agribusiness staff, farm managers, government agency personnel and anyone involved in agricultural crop production.

The first wagon tour will at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday morning, July 7, with additional wagons departing as they fill. Field trials are signed, and visitors are welcome to view trials not discussed during the tour. Visitors are also invited to return and view trials on a later date to monitor changes.

In the event of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled. There is no charge for attending this event.

DIRECTIONS TO UNIVERSITY CENTER, ROCHESTER: Field plots are located directly east of University Center, Rochester, at the intersection of Hwy. 14 and Co. Rd. 22 (E. Circle Drive).

The topics and speakers you will hear include: Southern Minnesota Corn and Soybean Weed Management Trials, Jeff Gunsolus, Extension Weed Specialist, UM Agronomy and Plant Genetics; Liberty Link© Soybeans − Are We There Yet? Lisa Behnken & Ryan Miller, Extension Educators, Fritz Breitenbach, IPM Specialist; You Are Now Entering the "Interface" Zone, Identify the yield impacts of herbicide application at the interface zone of RR/GT/LL corn adjacent to RR/GT or Liberty Link© Soybeans, Adam Hazel & Molly Kuisle, Ag Interns;

What's New in the Herbicide World? Pyroxasulfone: Anthem©, Zidua©, Fierce©

Kixor© Programs: Sharpen©, Verdict©, OpTill© Capreno©, Lisa Behnken & Ryan Miller, Extension Educators, Fritz Breitenbach, IPM Specialist;

Poster Presentations: Fungicide Use in Alfalfa − Year 1; +Crown Rust Control in Oats − Year 3



Farm service agency news

Fri, Jul 1st, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

Crop Reporting Deadline July 15

The annual, timely and accurate reporting of acres for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage, can prevent loss of benefits for a variety of Farm Service Agency programs. All cropland on the farm mu ..... 
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Crop Management Tour - July 7

Fri, Jun 24th, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

Extension Notes

By Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston counties

The Crop Management Tour will provide research-based information for crop producers, crop consultants, agribusiness staff, farm managers, government ag ..... 
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Crop Management Tour - July 7

Fri, Jun 24th, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

Extension Notes

By Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston counties

The Crop Management Tour will provide research-based information for crop producers, crop consultants, agribusiness staff, farm managers, government ag ..... 
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Farm service agency news

Fri, Jun 10th, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

FSA County Committee Nominations Begin June 15

Fillmore County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tammy Martin, wants to remind farmers and landowners that local Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committee nominations begin on W ..... 
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June is Dairy Month - Duschee Hills Dairy Farm

Fri, Jun 3rd, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

By Abby Stocker

Got milk? June is officially dairy month, a time for everyone to acknowledge how much they enjoy milk. And cheese. Don't forget yogurt. Or ice cream...dairy products play a big role in keeping stomachs full and happy. If it we ..... 
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June is Dairy Month - A day in the life of a dairy cow

Fri, Jun 3rd, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

By Nellie the Holstein, as related to Abby Stocker

Mooooo. (That means "howdy" in cow, in case you didn't know.) My name's Nellie, and I'm a dairy cow at Duschee Hills Dairy just outside Lanesboro, Minnesota. I heard June is Dairy Month and d ..... 
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June is Dairy Month - Top 10 strategies to improve early lactation performance for higher peak milk yield

Fri, Jun 3rd, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

By Noah Litherland, Dairy Nutritionist, University of Minnesota Extension

Getting cows off to a good start and successful navigation through early lactation is critical to the health and performance of the cow and has significant impact on re ..... 
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My apologies to EAB

Fri, Jun 3rd, 2011
Posted in Agriculture

Extension Notes

By Jerrold Tesmer, Extension Educator for Fillmore/Houston counties

With the tornado related concerns last week, I slighted "Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week." I've been drawing some comparisons between EAB and tornados ..... 
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