Early summer hail and flooding
Corn and soybean
In flooded or hailed-out fields, herbicides applied earlier in the growing season can influence management decisions. Crop News, 2014
Corn and small grains can be affected by fallow syndrome, but cover crops can reduce risks. Crop News, 2014
Assessing crop survivability and feasibility of replanting after a late June hail event. 2014
Agronomic and disease issues for corn and soybean exposed to prolonged periods of high soil moisture and cool temperatures. 2014
Excessive soil moisture and fluctuating temperatures make this a good time to check fields for seedling disease and efficacy of seed treatments. Crop News, 2014
Crop News, 2014
Soybean yields at planting dates ranging from June 24 through July 16, 2010 in Southern Minnesota (25 K PDF) – 2010 Southern Minnesota Regional Research and Demonstration Summary
Cool and wet weather has created a scenario where the crop may be a bit short on nitrogen to maximize grain protein. Crop News, 2014.
Possible causes and solutions to yellowing wheat under wet conditions. Crop News, 2010.
Crop News, 2009.
Emergency forages and cover crops
How to assess damage in new seedings and established stands. University of Wisconsin, 2012
Crop News, 2013
Forage yield and quality analysis of emergency forage crops at two Minnesota locations. Greenbook 2004 – Minnesota Department of Agriculture (323 K PDF)
Table of cover crop options along with their suggested planting date. (331 K PDF)
Contact information for your cover crop needs, 2013. (666 K PDF)
Recommendations for salvaging flood-damaged grain