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Minnesota Crop Cast podcast: Sugarbeet planting and weed control update

Hosts David Nicolai and Seth Naeve discuss the progress and challenges of Minnesota's agronomic crops. They are joined each week by a diversity of specialists representing all crops and agronomic disciplines to discuss their research and its impact on future Minnesota crops. Dave Nicolai is a Crops Extension educator and Seth Naeve is the Extension soybean agronomist.

This week’s University of Minnesota Extension "Minnesota CropCast” has as its first guest Dr. Tom Peters, Extension Sugarbeet weed specialist for the University of Minnesota and North Dakota State University. Tom provided an update on sugarbeet planting progress and challenges this spring for both the Red River Valley and southern Minnesota sugarbeet planting areas. In addition, Tom reviewed the major weed problems, herbicide options and what the future may hold in terms of new herbicide technologies. Finally, Tom provided an in-depth update about his 2023 weed control research programs.

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