This episode featured University of Minnesota Extension Educator, Nathan Drewitz, who works in Stearns, Benton, and Morrison Counties, to discuss the Alfalfa Harvest alert program, which collects scissors-cut samples from throughout parts of Minnesota to monitor the ideal cutting time for alfalfa. This episode talks about the status of alfalfa this year, as well as some of the interesting environmental and insect issues that have come up in areas of the state.
Today is May 25, 2021, and earlier this morning we recorded another episode of the Strategic Farming: Field Notes program. The Field Notes program is a weekly update on the current crop situation and crop management considerations. Today’s session was moderated by U of M Extension Crops Educators Ryan Miller and Antony Hanson. The special guests included University of Minnesota Extension Educator Nathan Drewitz to discuss early season alfalfa progress and agronomic issues that have popped up so far this year.