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October 4, 2013
Shutdown impacts spotty so far
MORRIS -- Visitors to the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris are now greeted by locked doors and a simple sign: “The U.S. Department of Agriculture office is closed, due to the lapse in federal government funding. The office will reopen once Congress restores...
news / government
October 4, 2013 - 4:15pm
August 23, 2013
What's the buzz with oilseed crops?
The Soils Lab’s annual field day highlights research looking to help honey bees, make jet fuel and improve soil health.
news / local
August 23, 2013 - 3:48pm
April 8, 2013
Aveda, ARS developing shampoo ingredient from local oil seeds
MORRIS – We're used to seeing “locally grown” advertisements on meats and vegetables. But Stevens County residents may eventually be able to purchase some locally grown products in the shampoo aisle thanks to research being done in conjunction with scientists at the North Central...
farm / USDA
April 8, 2013 - 10:01am
February 5, 2013
Forcella given top honor by Science Society
Baltimore, Md. -- Research Agronomist Frank Forcella of Morris is among three weed scientists honored by the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA) for their outstanding contributions to the field of weed science. Forcella received the organization's highest recognition, the Fellow...
news / local
February 5, 2013 - 11:54am
March 12, 2009
Trash or Treasure?
Renewable energy is a hot topic these days and using "trash" from agricultural fields as a way to produce energy is in the news. But as the saying goes "one man's trash is another man's treasure." For some, corn stalks, corn cobs, and other non-grain plant material may seem like trash,...
farm / agriculture
March 12, 2009 - 9:42am
October 4, 2008
UMM dedicates biomass burner
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune About 200 people attended the dedication of the University of Minnesota, Morris biomass facility Friday on the UMM campus. The day also included a lunch and tours of the biomass plant and the wind turbine at the West Central Research and Outreach Center. A...
October 4, 2008 - 12:00am
August 9, 2008
ARS' Knipling to attend Soils Lab celebration
Edward B. Knipling, Administrator of the United States Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Research Service, will be participating in the 50th anniversary celebration of the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris on Wednesday, Aug. 20. The theme for the...
August 9, 2008 - 12:00am
June 25, 2008
NRCS official says conservation wins big in 2008 Farm Bill
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The 2008 Farm Bill is a piece of legislation that was difficult to work into law, but ultimately it will prove to be a great benefit to agriculture in general and conservation specifically. Bill Hunt, State Conservationist for Minnesota's Natural Resource...
June 25, 2008 - 12:00am
April 16, 2008
ARS Soils Lab to celebrate 50th
In celebration of 50 years of agricultural research in Morris, the USDA-Agricultural Research Service, the Soils Lab is inviting the community to an anniversary open house. The open house is Wednesday, April 23, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. The theme for the anniversary is "50 years of...
April 16, 2008 - 12:00am
April 5, 2008
Soils Lab likely will remain in operation but serious budget challenges lay ahead
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune The ARS Soils Lab in Morris probably won't be closed this fall, as is spelled out in the 2009 budget proposal President Bush released earlier this year. That good news, however, doesn't mean stakeholders can rest assured about the lab's future. Stakeholders,...
April 5, 2008 - 12:00am