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Challenging spring weather: What should growers be thinking about heading into May?

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In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, we discuss challenging spring weather and how growers can move forward. What are field conditions looking like around Minnesota? After a cold, wet April with not much fieldwork, what should growers be thinking about heading into May? How can growers better manage nutrients, and water, as Minnesota's climate gets increasingly wetter?


  • Brad Carlson, Extension educator - nitrogen management & water quality (Mankato)
  • Lindsay Pease, Extension nutrient and water management specialist - NWROC (Crookston)
  • Jeff Strock, U of M soil scientist - SWROC (Lamberton)
  • Anne Nelson, Extension educator - water resources (St. Cloud)
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