Renewed Interest Seen in Small Grains
Crop rotations beyond strictly corn and soybeans are gaining popularity as producers look at building soil fertility and getting the most out of the ground that they can. Presenters during the University of Minnesota's West Central Research and Outreach Center summer field day discussed introducing small grains and cover crops to diversify rotations July 10 outside Morris.
"It's been a terrific small grains year," said Doug Holen, a University of Minnesota Extension crops educator. "Yield potential is very good."