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Post Flood and Fallow Syndrome in Corn
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2016 has been a year filled with heavy rains that has caused many acres to be flooded out, destroying the crop or preventing planting. If another crop was not planted and/or the areas kept clean... Read More

Understanding the Basics of Water in Soils
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In much of the world, water is the most limiting factor that affects crop plant growth. In Minnesota, the challenge is to manage crop production where relatively small amounts are held by the sandy soils.... Read More

Spring Creek Farms – Farmer Field Day
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On July 20, Discovery Farms Minnesota & UW Discovery Farms held a farmer field day at Spring Creek Farms, a 1,400-acre soybean and corn operation in Chisago County near the St. Croix River. Spring Creek... Read More

Summary of Nitrogen Survey – Farm Fest 2016
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Nitrogen inputs are essential for optimum corn production. This essential nutrient can be supplied from: 1) soil organic matter, 2) a previous legume crop, 3) livestock manure, and, 4) commercial fertilizers. Nitrogen in soils is... Read More


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