Noxious weeds, characterized by their aggressive behavior, continue to be an increasing problem throughout the United States. Early detection is critical in order to contain and/or eradicate an infestation.

Before the United States extended west beyond the Mississippi River in the early 1820s, concern grew that farmers wouldn’t be able to produce enough food for a rapidly growing population.

Agricultural field experiments at the Uof M are traditionally conducted over a two- to three-year period. However, field research that focuses on cropping system productivity and resiliency over a longer time period is also needed.

Agricultural field experiments at the Uof M are traditionally conducted over a two- to three-year period. However, field research that focuses on cropping system productivity and resiliency over a longer time period is also needed.

ST. PAUL — The extremely wet conditions of 2019 in Minnesota led to planting delays and an unprecedented number of prevent plant acres. Farmers needed to decide whether or not to plant a crop during or after the late planting date for crop insurance. 

ST. PAUL — The extremely wet conditions of 2019 in Minnesota led to planting delays and an unprecedented number of prevent plant acres. Farmers needed to decide whether or not to plant a crop during or after the late planting date for crop insurance. 

Agricultural field experiments at the Uof M are traditionally conducted over a two- to three-year period. However, field research that focuses on cropping system productivity and resiliency over a longer time period is also needed.

ST. PAUL — The extremely wet conditions of 2019 in Minnesota led to planting delays and an unprecedented number of prevent plant acres. Farmers needed to decide whether or not to plant a crop during or after the late planting date for crop insurance. 

The African swine outbreak in China, which was first detected in 2018, is mushrooming fast. A big factor that has allowed the disease to spread so quickly in the communist nation is that farmers and local officials were slow to report outbreaks out of fear they would be entangled in a bureau…