Crops off to good start in southeastern Minnesota, United States

Published Jun 22, 2024

Tridge summary

Southeast Minnesota's crops are reportedly in good condition, with a successful planting season despite some delays. Glenn Groth, a farmer in Winona County, is pleased with the stand of both soybeans and corn. However, the abundant moisture has led to signs of crop stress, raising concerns about diseases. To mitigate these risks, Groth has been applying fungicide to most of his crops, especially corn and soybeans, and expects this to be a valuable investment for the year. Despite the potential issues, standing water is not a problem in the area, especially to the east of Owatonna.
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Original content

Crops are looking good in southeast Minnesota. Glenn Groth farms in Winona County and says planting went well. “We planted all our soybeans first this year, and it took a little while to get them out of the ground but it’s a very good stand of soybeans. And corn as well, we planted our first corn I believe around the second or third of May. And we feel like we did a really good job this year, I’m really happy with how the corn looks around the countryside.” He tells Brownfield there are signs of crop stress because of all the moisture, raising disease concerns. “So we’ve been applying fungicide to most of our crops, ...
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