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Letters to the Editor
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Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
April 9, 2010
Reduce plant stress at planting time
Due to the late harvest last fall, many fields did not receive fall tillage or fertilizers. Residue is light in color and reflects the sunlight, which slows soil warm-up. This spring, especially in northwest and west central Minnesota, there will be a lot of residue to contend with. Planting...
April 9, 2010 - 5:59am
January 26, 2010
Farm land values increase slightly
Farm land values continued to rise last year and are once again reaching all time record levels, according to an annual survey on bare farm land sales. However, the recent increase across the fourteen Minnesota counties surveyed was only 0.8 percent. All counties surveyed are in...
January 26, 2010 - 11:38am
January 14, 2010
Extension Beef Cow-Calf Days to be held in early February
The University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team will host the 2010 Minnesota Beef Cow/Calf Days at 10 locations across Minnesota during the weeks of Feb. 2-5 and Feb. 8-12.
January 14, 2010 - 11:06am
December 15, 2009
Liquidations in hog industry will also harm consumers
Tough financial conditions for pork producers will continue for at least the next six months, with expected decreases in Minnesota's pork production. Consumers, who are also under economic distress, will ultimately be harmed by disorderly and extreme liquidations in the swine industry....
December 15, 2009 - 12:09am
December 1, 2009
Consider tillage options following late, wet harvest
ST. PAUL, Minn. --The wet fall has made harvest very challenging. Not only are farmers scratching their heads about how they are going to get in the field to harvest, they're also wondering when they will have time to complete the fall tillage. To limit soil damage and to help with...
December 1, 2009 - 3:13am
November 18, 2009
Cattle Feeders Day Dec. 7 in Morris
The University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team is proud to announce this year's Minnesota Cattle Feeder Days to be held Dec. 7-10 at five sites in southern Minnesota. This year's program will focus on management strategies to improve feedlot profitability.
November 18, 2009 - 12:54am
November 3, 2009
Watch for 'moldy corn,' U of M Extension experts warn
The late harvest, wet weather and high moisture corn have contributed to reports of moldy corn across the state, and producers should pay careful attention before handling, storing or feeding the crop to livestock, University of Minnesota Extension experts warn. "If the corn is...
November 3, 2009 - 6:00am
October 30, 2009
Entries low for land rent survey
Due to a low number of entries, the Minnesota Land Rent Survey was unable to generate a report for 2009, University of Minnesota Extension educators report. The survey requires 20 or more responses per county to be statistically valid. A total of 208 entries came from 57 counties...
October 30, 2009 - 12:08am
October 13, 2009
Watch for frost damage in corn crops
The recent freezing temperatures in much of the state have ended the growing season for most of the Minnesota landscape, according to Dr. Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota Extension climatologist. While the outlook does not seem to be critical for the crops which have reached maturity,...
October 13, 2009 - 12:03am
October 3, 2009
If you can't stay off wet fields, minimize compaction
The best way to manage soil compaction is to prevent it from happening. The old adage of "stay off the field until it's fit to work" still applies. However, the possible severe economic repercussions of delaying field operations may outweigh compaction damage or loss. The dilemma...
October 3, 2009 - 5:01am
August 24, 2009
U of M Extension launches new online land rent survey
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- To help provide landowners and operators with timely, accurate data when they sit down to negotiate rental contracts, University of Minnesota Extension will conduct an online statewide land rental survey Aug. 31 through Sept. 18 at www.extension.umn.edu/AgBusinessManagement. The...
August 24, 2009 - 6:28am
August 4, 2009
Evaluate farm situation before deciding on ACRE
With recent crop price declines, farmers have become more interested in whether or not they should sign up for the Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) program. And they are right to be more interested. Farmers have until Aug.
August 4, 2009 - 9:06am
July 27, 2009
Tax deferrals possible when selling livestock due to adverse weather
ST. PAUL, Minn. (7/27/2009) --Drought, floods and other weather-related problems are all too common in agriculture. If you must sell livestock due to adverse weather conditions, you may be able to defer taxes on the sales. But always consult with your tax advisor to evaluate your...
July 27, 2009 - 2:16pm
February 16, 2009
Park Rapids City Council is divided on project to extend Heartland Trail on Kaywood Drive
The Park Rapids City Council is divided over whether to move forward with a Heartland Trail extension on Kaywood Drive. The council needs to...
February 16, 2009 - 12:00am