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    Learn About Your Soils Online

    The USDA NRCS Web Soil Survey is a powerful tool. Use it to learn more about your soil type, productivity rating, and more.

    Crop Damage from Recent Storms

    The growing season of 2016 has gotten off to a challenging start for farmers in areas hit with significant wind, rainfall or hail events. If you have drowned-out spots in fields, have crops that were hailed out, or blown over or you were not able to plant some areas yet, check the article for key considerations at this late point in the season:

    Do foliar fungicides provide a benefit to corn damaged by hail?

    Hail damage has recently occurred to corn in Minnesota that was primarily at the V7-9 growth stage. Some producers are asking about the value of applying foliar fungicides to corn damaged by hail. This article will cover key points on this topic and summarize results from field studies.