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Minnesota farmers behind in planting get help from governor

· May 17, 2018

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton is providing some much needed relief for Minnesota farmers behind in planting. Governor Dayton has signed an Emergency Executive Order 18-07, to deliver emergency relief from regulations incorporated in Minnesota Statutes, section 221.0314, subdivision 9, pertaining to hours of service for motor carriers and drivers delivering fertilizers in Minnesota. Due to […]

Want to avoid replanting? Be patient now

· April 30, 2018

Just getting started on planting, the last thing growers want to think about now is replanting, but it’s something they may have to consider if they’re not patient now. “Patience is crucial,” said Erika Parker, DEKALB Asgrow Technical Agronomist. “We must have patience to do what is possible to avoid replanting.” While growers can’t control […]

Minnesota conservation planting may be bringing in bad seed

· April 25, 2018

Minnesota landowners are being told they need to be cautious when buying and planting seed, especially for conservation plantings. Recently, the Minnesota Department of Agriculture has encountered several issues with seed sold in the state. In 2016 and 2017, the highly invasive weed Palmer amaranth was introduced through conservation seed mixes. The department found seed […]

Mycogen unveils REVONTEK for 2018 early season protection

· August 11, 2017

After a season plagued by seedling diseases caused by cool, wet soils at planting, Mycogen Seeds is proud to announce REVONTEK seed treatment will be available for 2018 planting. As farmers manage more and more acres, it is increasingly difficult to hit a specific planting window for all fields. It’s often impossible for farmers to […]

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