Lisa M. Behnken, M.S.

Lisa BehnkenLisa Behnken is a Extension Educator in Crops, for the University of Minnesota Extension. Behnken is responsible for program development and delivery related to crop issues in Minnesota. She works to bring in-depth expertise, research, and educational programs to these crop issues. She employs multiple delivery systems to educate producers and other agricultural professionals via seminars, workshops or field schools. She also collaborates with University faculty and others on applied research.

Phone: 507-280-2867
Fax: 507-280-2872
E-mail: lbehnken@umn.edu

Education

  • M.S., Crop and Weed Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo ND
  • B.S., Agronomy, University of Minnesota, St. Paul MN
  • A.A., Conservation, Rochester Community College, Rochester, MN

Areas of Expertise

  • Certified Crop Advisor
  • Agronomy
  • Forages
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Soils

Research: SE Minnesota Research and Demonstration Summary 2003

I. Variety Trials

  • Comparison of Bt corn hybrids and their isoline hybrids at Potsdam and Spring Grove, Minnesota in 2003.
  • Comparison of corn hybrids at Spring Grove, Minnesota in 2003.
  • 2003 Minnesota Hybrid Corn Silage Performance Trials
  • Special Use Soybean Variety Trials
  • 2003 Roundup Ready Soybean Variety Test
  • Potato Leafhopper Resistant Alfalfa Variety Trial

II. Herbicide Evaluations

A. Corn

  • Comparison of the performance Option and Equip alone and in combination with other herbicides for weed control in corn at Rochester, MN in 2003.
  • Comparison of single pass and two-pass sequential weed management systems for weed control in corn at Potsdam, MN in 2003.
  • Evaluation of Balance Pro, Camix, and Lumax for weed control in corn at Rochester, MN in 2003.
  • Evaluation of the performance of KIH-485 for weed control in corn at Potsdam, MN in 2003.
  • Evaluation of the performance of KIH-485 for weed control in corn at Rochester, MN in 2003.
  • Performance of Lumax and Camix compared to other preemegence herbicide programs in corn at Rochester, MN in 2003.
  • Performance of Steadfast and Lumax applied with and without AMS for weed control in corn at Rochester, MN in 2003.
  • Weed management systems in corn at Potsdam, MN in 2003.

B. Soybean

  • Comparison of glyphosate products for weed control in soybean at Rochester, MN in 2003
  • Comparison of the performance of Touchdown and Roundup Weathermax to Flexstar plus Fusion herbicide programs in soybeans at Potsdam, MN in 2003.
  • Comparison of performance of Extreme and Roundup WeatherMax programs for weed control in soybean at Potsdam, MN in 2003.
  • Herbicide performance in soybeans at Potsdam, MN in 2003
  • 2003 Soybean Herbicide Evaluation - Morris, Potsdam, Lamberton & Waseca III.

Other Research

  • Impact of planting date on grain yield, protein, and oil content of soybeans at Rochester, MN in 2003.
  • Pest Management Assessment for Field Corn in SE Minnesota
  • Soybean Aphid Update - 2003 Musings
  • 2003 YieldGard Rootworm Corn Hybrid Comparison for SE Minnesota