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Soil health specialist Dawn Madison (left) interviews local cover crop expert Tom Fick for an upcoming virtual cover crop field day series.
On Aug. 18 at 1 p.m., the U of M Extension will host a virtual Cover Crop Field Day, “Setting up for Success.”        Through this live webinar, researchers and educators will highlight U of M research that provides management tips and considerations to help farmers and ag professionals...
The Farm Resource Guide for 2020 is now available at many University of Minnesota Extension County offices across the state.  This resource guide includes a wide variety of useful farm business management information including the following items: •Custom rates — what to charge for planting etc. •...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) is extending the prevented plant crop reporting deadline for Minnesota producers affected by spring flooding and excessive moisture. Producers in many counties now have until July 15, 2019, to report acres they intended to plant this...
Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA) also is accepting offers from those who want to enroll for the first...
The Southwest Research & Outreach Center (SWROC) and University of Minnesota Extension will host Winter Crops and Soils Day Feb. 1-4 in Montevideo, Luverne, Lamberton and Fairmont, respectively. Winter Crops and Soils Day is a public event highlighting current University of Minnesota research...
Fifteen grade seven and older 4-H’ers receive Fab 15 awards. They are (front, left) Andrea Severtson, Moriah Flanagan, Hannah Kruse, Joni Vander Beek, Kristopher Severtson, (back row) Matthew Raak, Ryleigh Beers, Erica Lysne, Trevor Mente, Christian Kruse, Dylan Mente and Andrew Raak. Missing are Michael Kinsinger, McKenna Westphal and Joanna Westphal.
“Oh! The places you’ll go in 4-H!” was the theme of the 2015 Awards and Recognition Night for Rock County 4-H Nov. 7 at the Luverne Elementary School commons. About 165 members, parents, leaders and sponsors were on hand to congratulate the recipients. The Rock County 4-H Ambassadors were the hosts...
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