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The University of Minnesota 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.

The University of Minnesota, in collaboration with the University of Saskatchewan, has also released a new white hull oat variety called ‘MN-Pearl.’ MN-Pearl is a high-yielding variety with good straw strength and high groat percentage. It also has good overall disease resistance including moderate crown rust resistance and excellent smut resistance.

Weather

November 19, 2019

Temp High (F) Temp Low (F) Precipitation (in.) Snow (in.)
35 29 0.16 0.0

November 18, 2019

Temp High (F) Temp Low (F) Precipitation (in.) Snow (in.)
38 29 0.09 (3 day precip accum) 0.0