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2017 Minnesota Field Crop Trials Available

Source: Dave Nicolai, Extension Educator, Crops, UMN Extension

The 2017 Minnesota Field Crop Trials is now available on the Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station website at This site lists the results for previous years as well. Each year, crop scientists conduct performance tests of both public and private varieties of grain, forage, and oilseed crops at several locations throughout the state. This objective information helps producers select varieties and crop brands best suited to their individual situations and locations.

2017 Field Crop Trials include results for alfalfa, barley, canola, corn grain, corn silage, oat, soybean, spring wheat, wild rice, winter rye and winter wheat. In addition to yield results, the trials include information on quality factors, disease resistance ratings and generic traits. The web site also contains variety information about forage legumes and grasses from previous years.


David Nicolai
Extension Educator, Crops & Institute for Ag Prof Coord
(651) 480-7706
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