Farmers in the Roseau, Minnesota area got this year’s crop in fairly early. “Some of the wheat was actually planted in April and we’re seeing some flagleaf stage now,” says Amy Brateng, owner, South 89 Seed. “So far establishment has been good. There is some inconsistency in corn, and a lot of that has to do with some cold stress.” Pioneer field agronomist Zach Fore would also like farmers to get out and evaluate corn stands. “In a lot of cases, they’ve been off by five to ten percent.” Fore says evaluating stands can help farmers review tillage and residue management. Watch the live Facebook video here.
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