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Crop stress beginning, worries of full-fledge drought grow

June 16, 2021

Scientist, Tom Hoverstad speaks to Mankato Free Press about Crop stress and worries of drought.


SROC April 4th driest in 110 years

May 6, 2021

"I knew April 2021 was dry but did not realize how dry. It was the 4th driest April at SROC in about 110 years of records." SROC Agronomist Tom Hoverstad visted with Jerry Groskreutz, KDHL Radio. 

[Listen] Tom Hoverstad SROC April 4th Driest in 110 Years 


Importance of Calculating Optimum N Rates Heightens With High Corn, Fertilizer Prices

May 4, 2021

DTN The Progressive Farmer

Determining ideal nitrogen rates can be tricky though, said University of Minnesota Soil Scientist Jeff Vetsch. Using proper N math and taking...


Planting well underway but farmers hoping for more sun, heat

May 3, 2021

Agronomist Tom Hoverstad discusses the dry spring and early planting opportunity with the Mankato Free Press


On-farm research helps to complement, challenge Minnesota's corn nitrogen guidelines

April 7, 2021

SROC researcher Jeff Vetsch contributes to on-farm research helps to complement and challenge Minnesota's corn nitrogen guidelines. Read more about this research.


A Smart Start for Soybeans

April 6, 2021

SROC Agronomist Tom Hoverstad was featured in a recent article in Successful Farming