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Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company to perform at UMM Feb. 25
Minnesota Legislature begins work to overhaul teacher licensing
UMM student organization calls for sanctuary status
Assessor Thorstad to retire in August (with video)
Study: Immigrants make up growing part of workforce, tax base of ND, Minnesota
UM-Morris men open up 2017 tennis season
500-year-old elk antler found by Minnesota diver
Cougars advance to UMAC semifinals
Tiger team season comes to an end at 8AA tourney
Cougars hit 10-straight before falling in finale
Marlyn G. Alfson
Letter to the editor: Violence still impacts relationships
Letter to the editor: Backer must continue to support buffers
Editor's column: St. Mary's kids give a big thank you
Hancock Record Editorial
Letter to the editor
Camila Hernandez Padilla
National FFA Week 2017
2016 Stevens SWCD Annual Report
Minnesota Century Farm applications now being accepted
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
February 8, 2015
Farmer tax fix may not bring immediate changes
ST. PAUL – Minnesota farmers think part of their property tax bills is unfair, but they probably should not get up their hopes that things will change immediately. Rep. Steve Drazkowski, R-Mazeppa, and Sen. Lyle Koenen, D-Clara City, offered bills Thursday that would keep farmland...
February 8, 2015 - 5:05am
January 23, 2015
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News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Steve Poppe Horticultural Scientist Esther Jordan Communications Specialist Planning for your vegetable garden January and February are the perfect months to begin planning for your upcoming vegetable garden. We...
January 23, 2015 - 4:00pm
January 2, 2015
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News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Out-Wintering of the WCROC dairy herd Research done over the last two years at the West Central Resarch and Outreach Center looked at the effect of “out-wintering” on organic dairy cows. The current study will...
January 2, 2015 - 3:54pm
December 6, 2014
Stevens County farmland value increases slowing
MORRIS, Minn. - Stevens County Assessor Judy Thorstad told the Stevens County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday that the increase in value for tillable land for taxes payable in 2016 will only be seven percent. Over the last few years, the county has seen value increases of more...
December 6, 2014 - 5:28am
November 13, 2014
Extension launches 2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars
ST. PAUL, Minn - In December, University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency will begin a series of 73 free education seminars to help crop producers understand decisions necessitated by the 2014 Farm Bill. Crop producers have until March 31, 2015 to make decisions...
November 13, 2014 - 2:38am
October 31, 2014
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News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Esther Jordan Communications Specialist Consumer driven research Now, more so than in the past, there is interest from consumers on how animals are raised, cared for, and what foods they eat. Consumers may request cage-free...
October 31, 2014 - 3:00pm
October 17, 2014
Fair Farmland Rental Agreement presentation in Alexandria Nov. 14
Landlords, farmers and agri-business professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative meetings on farmland rental agreements being held across Central and Southern Minnesota. These free meetings are provided by University of Minnesota Extension. Farm land rental...
October 17, 2014 - 9:14am
October 6, 2014
USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Key Dates for New 2014 Farm Bill Safety Net Programs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is announcing key dates for farm owners and producers to keep in mind regarding the new 2014 Farm Bill established programs, Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC). The new programs, designed to help...
October 6, 2014 - 11:09am
September 26, 2014
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Brad Heins Assistant Professor Organic Dairy Management News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Food Production Systems (Top) Fodder is grown for seven day before harvesting. (Bottom) After soaking seeds for 12 to 24 hours, they are laid out on plastic trays...
September 26, 2014 - 4:44pm
August 28, 2014
Farm Bill Allows Early Termination for Certain CRP Contracts
ST. PAUL, Minn. USDA Minnesota Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Debra Crusoe reminds producers that as of Aug. 6, producers with acres under contract through the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) can apply for early contract termination, as required by the 2014 Farm...
August 28, 2014 - 5:30am
August 22, 2014
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News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Steve Poppe Horticulture Scientist Esther Jordan Communications Specialist 2014 top ten performing annual flowers Lantana “Beach Cities Malibu” (top) and Lobularia “Tetraploid White” (bottom) are...
August 22, 2014 - 4:41pm
July 25, 2014
Features from the Farm
News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Mike Reese, Eric Buchanan, and George Nelson West Central Research and Outreah Center 'Greening' energy consumed in agricultural production systems The agricultural industry consumes an immense amount of fossil-fuel...
July 25, 2014 - 3:38pm
June 27, 2014
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News from the West Central Research and Outreach Center Summer events and activities at the WCROC Esther Jordan Communication Specialist Nestled among the fields and meadows of western Minnesota, the University of Minnesota’s West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC)...
June 27, 2014 - 4:26pm
June 11, 2014
Filing period for FSA County elections opens June15
The election of agricultural producers to Farm Service Agency (FSA) county committees is important to all farmers and ranchers. It is crucial that every eligible producer participate in these elections because FSA county committees are a link between the agricultural community and...
June 11, 2014 - 6:18am
May 23, 2014
Features from the Farm
The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) in Morris established an organic dairy herd in 2008, and subsequently began transitioning selected fields from conventional crop production to organic crop production in effort to support the organic dairy...
May 23, 2014 - 5:15pm