News & Events

The Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station (MAES) and the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS) have published the 2019 Field Crop Trials Bulletin. Visit to see variety trial results for 11 crops, including: alfalfa, barley, canola, corn grain, corn silage, oat, red clover, soybean, spring wheat, winter rye and winter wheat.

NWROC soil scientist Lindsay Pease recently wrote an article that was featured in the September 2019 edition of North Dakota Water magazine. Read the article here: PDF iconRunoff Reduction Starts with Practices Including Split Fertilizer Application.

The Crookston Times also recently highlighted Pease's drainage research project. Read about this project in: Northwest Minnesota Research and Outreach Center conducting drainage research near Drafts.

The University of Minnesota (UMN) has released a new hard red spring wheat variety called ‘MN-Washburn.’ MN-Washburn features excellent straw strength and good overall disease resistance. In particular, it contains the bdv2 gene for resistance to Barley Yellow Dwarf Virus (BYDV) making in an excellent choice in years when BYDV is prevalent.