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Noah Hultgren: Farmers are taking leadership role on water quality issue
14 hours 26 min ago
Features from the Farm: Making strides toward a 'Net Zero' dairy
14 hours 41 min ago
July 28, 2016
Dr. Scott Wells, Dr. Sharon Weyers, and Dr. Jane Johnson answer questions about their research on cover crops during Field Day for the North Central Soil and Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris on Thursday, June 21, 2016. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Cover crop challenges, benefits highlighted at Soils Lab Field Day
July 28, 2016 - 3:04pm
July 26, 2016
Seven members of Morris Area FFA attended the State Leadership Conference for Chapter Leaders. Pictured are (back, left to right) Minnesota FFA State President Spencer Wolter, Jake Anderson, Teague Picht, Sam Greiner, (front, left to right) Lindsey Moser, Koral Tolifson, Kalley Johnson, Savannah Aanerud, and Minnesota Region 3 President Brady Carter.  (Submitted Photo)
Local FFA leaders attend summer conferences
July 26, 2016 - 5:47am
July 21, 2016
Australian students visited the West Central Research and Outreach Center during a study abroad visit to Morris from July 11 to 14, 2016. (Rebecca Schrupp/University of Minnesota Morris)
Australian students visit Morris area to study green energy efforts
July 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
July 15, 2016
Rain in early July helped area crops after a relatively dry spring. Going forward, farmers are looking for timely rains and warm (but not hot) temperatures to ensure a strong harvest. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
July 15, 2016 - 2:56pm
July 14, 2016
The theme for the 2016 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris is  "Soil and Water — We've Got It Covered." Tours out at Swan Lake Research Farm, pictured here during the 2015 field day, will begin promptly at 10 a.m.
Soils Lab Field Day will look at benefits and challenges of cover crops
July 14, 2016 - 5:29am
July 13, 2016
Example of map showing where plant buffers will be required around Minnesota waters. (Minnesota Department of Natural Resources map)
Minnesota water buffer maps released
July 13, 2016 - 9:15am
July 2, 2016
Grant Herfindahl and Colleen Landkamer: Opening new markets for American agriculture
July 2, 2016 - 5:01am
June 24, 2016
These day-neutral strawberries were produced at the West Central Research and Outreach Center using a low tunnel system for season extension. These berries were harvested in late September. (Submitted Photo)
Features from the Farm: Producing strawberries throughout the growing season
June 24, 2016 - 4:30pm
June 21, 2016
Every day 7,500 cows are milked at Meadow Star Dairy near Pennock. A Dairy Days open house will be held there June 30 with tours of the $60 million operation, which was completed last fall. (Carolyn Lange/West Central Tribune)play button
Meadow Star Dairy 'exceeds expectations' for startup
June 21, 2016 - 5:50am
June 11, 2016
Voluntary compliance, local control goals of new buffer initiative
June 11, 2016 - 5:24am
May 27, 2016
Features from the Farm: Study looks at impact of warm season annual grasses for grazing organic dairy cows
May 27, 2016 - 3:14pm
May 23, 2016
Stevens County to host open house on buffer strip maps
May 23, 2016 - 5:14am
April 22, 2016
A recent study at the WCROC compared behaviors of two groups of pigs. One group had docked tails (left) and the other group at undocked tails (right). Scientists were specifically were interested in the tail biting behavior exhibited in the undocked tail group.
Features from the Farm: Application of social network analysis to animal welfare research
April 22, 2016 - 4:35pm
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