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Nitrogen loss from excess moisture in Minnesota fields

Oversaturated soils are resulting in lost crop nutrients. University of Minnesota Extension educator Brad Carlson says many fields are several inches above water-holding capacity. “The loss processes of nitrogen are water-based. So when we have saturated conditions that’s when we’re at high risk for... Read More.

Pest emergence continues in Iowa crop fields

An extension agronomist says a variety of pests have been emerging during the growing season. Meaghan Anderson with Iowa State University says she’s been monitoring True Armyworms. “Especially in some of these heavy cover crop fields,” she said. “I think those may be on... Read More.