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The College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences Magnusson Research Farm continues to be the major location in the region for numerous research and outreach activities. The Magnusson Research Farm is comprised of forty acres of land loca
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Check out our team’s latest efforts in educating the public about our work! We have two articles to share.
Eric Watkins authored Forget not the turfgrass seed producer in the May 2020 issue (page 41) of Golf Course Managment magazine.
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By Florence Sessoms
Cool-season turfgrass seed production in Minnesota is localized in Roseau and Lake of the Woods counties in northern Minnesota. Perennial ryegrass is the primary turfgrass being produced for a total of 55,000 to 60,000 acres. Perennial ryegrass is intercropped with spring wheat to allow a better survival during the harsh winter months present up north. Also, the presence of another cash crop, such as spring wheat, allows the farmer to get some income from the field in the first year while the grass is establishing as described in Figure 1.
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Exploring alternative management options for multi-year perennial ryegrass seed production in northern Minnesota
By Garett Heineck
Figure 1: Perennial ryegrass seed heads in a production field prior to swathing in Roseau County, MN.
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