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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Sauk Centre Hay Auction December 3 and 17, 2009

by Dan Martens, Extension Educator, Stearn-Benton-Morrison Counties
This information is for the Sauk Centre Hay Auctions held December 3 and 17, 2009. The reports are a list of all tested hay lots and bedding materials sold ... grouped by kind of hay, type of bale ... cost per pound of dry matter and per RFV point are calculated. Straw and other bedding material is included. Consider averages carefully when they are based on a limited number of entries.

SC Hay Auction 12 03 09.pdf

SC Hay Auction 12 17 09.pdf


Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Corn Hybrid Selection: Practical Considerations and Results from 2009 Grain and Silage Trials

By Jeff Coulter, Extension Corn Agronomist

Hybrid Trial Results


Results from the 2009 University of Minnesota corn grain hybrid trials are now available at:
http://sroc.cfans.umn.edu/FormsTrialResults/2009MNHybridCornPerformanceTrials/index.htm

Results from the 2009 University of Minnesota corn silage hybrid trials are now available at: http://www.extension.umn.edu/agriculture/forages/variety-selection-and-genetics

These trials were conducted at multiple locations across Minnesota by the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station - to provide unbiased information for use by corn growers when selecting hybrids. A paper copy of these trial results will be available at local Extension offices in late December. These trial results are also available as a special report published each December in Agri-News.
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