U of MN Releases ‘MN-Rothsay’ Wheat
ST. PAUL, Minn. (6/16/2022) — The University of Minnesota has released a new hard red spring wheat variety called ‘MN-Rothsay.’ MN-Rothsay features a good combination of yield, protein, and disease resistance and exceptional straw strength.
The University of Minnesota Southwest Research and Outreach Center (SWROC) is partnering with the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) to offer Introduction to Soil Science as a Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) course to local high school students in the spring of 2023.
The SWROC held its 2022 Winter Crops & Soils Day program on Wednesday, February 2nd from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Presentations for the day are listed below. Click on the presentation title to view the speaker's handout.
A recording of the event is available on the SWROC YouTube channel
By Liz Stahl, Extension Educator - Crops
Register now for the 2022 "Cover Crop Field Day: Setting up for Success" at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center by Lamberton, August 18. Check-in will start at 8:30 a.m. and the field day will run from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m, (lunch included). The field tour will start promptly at 9:00, weather permitting, and the event will be held rain or shine.
This program is for farmers and those who work with farmers, with or without cover crop experience, and anyone else who would like to learn more about cover crops. After lunch, all interested are invited and encouraged to participate in a Needs Assessment/Focus Group discussion from 1:00 – 2:00 to discuss cover crop research and educational needs.
Pre-register by August 12 to ensure yourself a meal at https://z.umn.edu/covercropfieldday. Later registrations and walk-ins are still welcome but timely registration is required to ensure yourself a meal.
You are invited to attend the Corn & Soybean Pest Management Field Day on Wednesday, August 31, 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Southwest Research and Outreach Center. There is no fee to attend. Pre-registration is preferred by Friday, August 26 and will ensure a meal. Registration will occur from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. with a field tour from 9 am - 12 pm to view current research plots. Lunch will follow the conclusion of the tour. In case of inclement weather, the speakers will present inside. Certified Crop Advisor credits in Integrated Pest Management (3 credits) will be available for participants.