University of Minnesota news
Don Wyse has long been an evangelist for perennial crops. The University of Minnesota professor, who leads the U of M Forever Green Initiative, now thinks the potential of those crops is beginning to be realized.
June’s dry weather has impacted Minnesota’s pastures and may soon force cattle farmer to make tough decisions before they run out of grass.
Cover crop successes and challenges were featured in a recent field day at the Illinois State University Research Farm. Nicholas Heller, ISU assistant crop sciences professor, led a tour of three cover crop systems that looked at seeding, management and benefits.