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June 9, 2020

June 9, 2020 MN Wheat Weekly Update 2020 Spring Wheat Survey is out!  Complete online for a chance to win a cooler.  ($350 value)  Drought Monitor May 28th vs June 4th (US Drought Monitor) Yellow = Abnormally Dry, Tan = Moderate Drought  MN Crop Progress Report – June 8th (USDA) HRS Emerged – 96% vs…

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MDA Announces Changes in Use of Dicamba Herbicide

June 8, 2020

For Immediate Release Contact: Margaret Hart 651-201-6131 margaret.hart@state.mn.us June 8, 2020 Previous Announcements MDA Announces Changes in Use of Dicamba Herbicide St. Paul, MN: Upon further review of state law and while awaiting guidance from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on the ruling of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals regarding dicamba products, the Minnesota…

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Living Ag in the Classroom

June 8, 2020

Living Ag in the Classroom Members of the 2019 RRVAg Peer group spent the day at “The Wheat Booth” teaching students about all things wheat. By Calli Feland, RRV AG Peer Group member Living Ag in the Classroom is held each spring at the Red River Valley Fair-grounds in West Fargo. The 2020 event reached…

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US Wheat Associates

June 5, 2020

June 5, 2020 Read the full report as a PDF   After a volatile week, technical selling following yesterday’s rally pressured all wheat futures prices week-over-week. A significantly weaker U.S. dollar (see below) cushioned losses. CBOT soft red winter (SRW) futures fell 5 cents to end at $5.15/bu. KCBT hard red spring (HRS) futures lost…

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MN Department of Agriculture

June 5, 2020

For Immediate Release Contact: Margaret Hart 651-201-6131 margaret.hart@state.mn.us June 4, 2020 Previous Announcements Three Dicamba Registrations Revoked St. Paul, MN: The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to vacate the registration of three of the four dicamba products that had previously been approved for use on dicamba tolerant (DT) soybeans in…

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National Association of Wheat Grower

June 5, 2020

NAWG NEWS   NAWG Sends USDA Secretary Perdue Letter re CFAP On June 1, 2020, NAWG sent a letter to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Sonny Perdue asking the Agency to enable all classes of wheat to be eligible for the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). NAWG looked at several options for justifying…

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National Wheat Foundation

June 4, 2020

GUEST BLOG: Growing Cover Crops In Difficult Places Podcast By Soil Health Partnership Mike Jordan, a wheat farmer in Kansas, joined the Soil Health Partnership to gain access to expertise and see if he could make cover crops work on his farm after a few years of trying it on his own with only minimal…

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Small Grains Disease

June 2, 2020

Small Grains Disease Update 06/01/2020 This is the first small grains disease update of the 2020 growing season. The Covid-19 pandemic forced some changes in how we gather information about the situation on the ground.  This year there are no scouts trekking across the state to determine the presence of disease and pest problems in…

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MN Wheat Weekly Wheatsource

June 2, 2020

June 1, 2020 MN Wheat Weekly Update 2020 Spring Wheat Survey is out!  Complete online for a chance to win a cooler. ($350 value) Drought Monitor May 21st vs May 28th (US Drought Monitor) Yellow = Abnormally Dry NDSU Cover Crops & PP On-Line Café Talks – Join the Zoom Meeting May 27th, June 3rd,…

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U.S. Wheat Weekly Report

June 1, 2020

May 29, 2020 Read the full report as a PDF   Short covering, forecasts for hot, dry weather across the Great Plains and broader strength in the grain matrix supported all wheat futures prices week-over-week. CBOT soft red winter (SRW) wheat futures gained 12 cents to close at $5.21/bu. KCBT hard red winter (HRW) wheat…

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NAWG: Necessary CFAP Assistance Provided for Some Wheat Growers, Leaves Others Behind

May 29, 2020

NAWG NEWS   NAWG Participates in Field to Market Board Meeting Field to Market: The Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture held a virtual board meeting last week to review and provide guidance on work related to implementing the new strategic plan. The board was updated on the soil carbon metric developments, provided input on the process-based…

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MDA Postponing Free Waste Pesticide Collection Events in Northwestern Minnesota Until 2021

May 27, 2020

St. Paul, MN: The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is postponing a series of free waste pesticide collections available to 11 northwestern Minnesota counties due to concerns of COVID-19 on collection participants and facilities. There will not be scheduled collection events in 2020 in Crookston, Hallock, Thief River Falls, Ulen, or Warren.  These agricultural or…

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