Pest pressure is rising with the temperatures as the first cutting of alfalfa gets underway in Minnesota. University of Minnesota Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist Bruce Potter tells Brownfield the crop is benefiting from warmer weather, but so are alfalfa weevils. “There are some cloverleaf weevils,... Read More.
Minnesota farmers are gearing up for the first cutting of alfalfa. University of Minnesota Extension crops educator Nathan Drewitz covers the central part of the state and says a cool start to the growing season slowed development. “We’re behind in terms of height (and) our quality... Read More.