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Crop production

Take control of crop success with unbiased crop research, publications and news from University of Minnesota Extension.

Corn

Hybrid selection

Choosing the right hybrid for your needs

Cropping systems

Crop rotations, corn following alfalfa, continuous corn

Planting

Guidelines, delayed planting, replant decisions

Growing

Corn growth staging, nutrient management, assessing weather damage

Pest management

Insects, diseases and nematodes affecting corn

Harvest

Harvest and lodging, grain drying and storage, crop residue management

Forages

Variety selection

Forage selection and identification, emergency forages, cover crops as forages

Planting

Seeding rates and dates, stand establishment

Growing

Life cycles and characteristics of legumes, nutrient management, assessing winter injury

Pest management

Diseases and insects affecting forages

Harvest and storage

Utilization, silages, pastures and grazing, biomass, stand termination

Small grains

Crop and variety selection

Small grain variety selection, crop rotations, malting barley varieties

Planting

Guidelines, seeding dates, seeding rates, delayed planting, replant decisions

Growing

Small grains growth staging, nutrient management, assessing weather damage

Pest management

Find information about diseases and insects common to Minnesota small grain crops

Harvest and storage

Strategies for harvesting, storing and drying small grains in Minnesota.

Sugarbeet

Growing

Production guide and nutrient management

Pest management

Insects and diseases affecting sugarbeet

Soil and water

Irrigation

Learn about irrigation scheduling, monitoring soil moisture and water quality.

Soil management and health

Soil properties, tillage systems, reducing soil erosion and compaction and residue management

Agricultural drainage

Planning and design strategies for agricultural drainage systems, calculators, and regulations.

Cover crops

Benefits, selection, establishment, maintenance, use and termination of cover crops.

Weed management

Weed identification

Photos of weeds and weed seedlings commonly found in Minnesota crop production

Herbicides

Calculating and calibrating rates, managing risk and drift, symptoms of dicamba exposure

Herbicide resistance management

Strategies for diversifying weed control to manage herbicide resistance

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