The Pioneer Agronomy Update on the Red River Farm Network from the Dorothy, Minnesota area this past week. Pioneer Field Agronomist Kristie Sundeen who says most of her area has only seen intermittent rains. “If you hit one of those rain showers, you’re on the positive side, but there’s been some negatives to the rain showers too because they’ve been coming really hard and fast.” Most fields could use a drink of water. “Canola fields up in northeast North Dakota are really uneven. I have some fields that aren’t even germinated for the most part.” Weed and insect concerns have stayed relatively low so far this season. In drier areas, Sundeen says some pre emergence herbicide didn’t fully activate. Insect pressure is expected to be higher this year. Watch the interview on YouTube.
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