Minnesota Crop News
Daily Digest – May 18, 2021
Small grains disease risk assessment tools: A sad farewell for now
For almost two decades the Minnesota Wheat Research & Promotion Council and the Minnesota Association of Wheat Growers funded the mawg.cropdisease.com
Cover crop residue and C:N ratios
At this time of year, cover crops are being sprayed with herbicide to make way for cash crop growth. What will happen to the residue remaining on the soil surface? Pretty soon the cover crop will start decomposing, where its leaves and roots break down into molecules that soil animals, bacteria, and fungi use.
Source: U of MN Extension/MN Crop News