About the Program
The primary commodity crops produced in Minnesota are corn, small grains (spring wheat, barley and oats) and soybean. These crops produce approximately $3 billion in cash receipts to Minnesota farmers, contributing economically to Minnesota's rural communities and to the state as a whole.
The Commodity Crop Production program focuses on the delivery of timely and relevant research-based information and sound agronomic production principles in order to accelerate the adoption of production practices that increase profitability and reduce economic and environmental risks that face commodity crop producers in Minnesota.
- Producers of: corn, soybeans, and small grains
- To deliver high quality educational programs that address the economic and environmental risks that Minnesota commodity crop producers encounter.
- To be considered by Minnesota farmers and agribusiness as a readily accessible source of consistent, relevant, technically sound, and unbiased educational programming for commodity crop production.