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March 25, 2016
Features from the Farm: Life cycle assessment of corn grain at the WCROC
March 25, 2016 - 4:18pm
March 24, 2016
Legislation would help farmers make tractors safer
March 24, 2016 - 11:27am
March 7, 2016
Minnesota Agriculture Commissioner Dave Frederickson speaks Wednesday in Willmar, Minnesota about his recent trip to Cuba and the opportunities opening up now that relations between Cuba and the United States are starting to thaw. (Shelby Lindrud/Forum News Service)
Minnesota ag commissioner hopes for more trade with Cuba
March 7, 2016 - 10:53am
March 4, 2016
Business Briefs: March 5, 2016
March 4, 2016 - 4:14pm
February 27, 2016
Val Dolcini: Farmers and ranchers are the original conservationists
February 27, 2016 - 5:46am
February 26, 2016
Brad Heins, assistant dairy professor at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center, works to help solve problems that arise on organic dairy farms. (David Hansen/University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station)
Features from the Farm: Making a difference for organic dairy farms
February 26, 2016 - 5:10pm
February 22, 2016
Buffer maps coming by July 1, but plenty of questions remain
February 22, 2016 - 3:13pm
February 19, 2016
Business Briefs: February 20, 2016
February 19, 2016 - 4:07pm
February 13, 2016
Dairy operations use a lot of energy to produce milk for consumers. An ongoing research project at the West Central Research and Outreach Center is looking to build a dairy system that generates more energy than it uses. Visit our website,, for a peek inside the renovated WCROC milking parlor. (Brooke Kern/Sun Tribune)play button
Building a green dairy on the prairie
February 13, 2016 - 5:52am
February 5, 2016
More than 100 people packed the Chokio Fire Hall on Thursday, Feb. 4 to speak with Rep. Denny McNamara (standing, left), Rep. Paul Anderson (center) and Rep. Jeff Backer (right) about environmental issues. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
Chokio packed for discussion on environment, buffer strips
February 5, 2016 - 4:26pm
February 1, 2016
Gov. Dayton backs off buffer strips for private ditches
February 1, 2016 - 12:11pm
January 29, 2016
Features from the Farm: Simulating heat stress on finishing pigs
January 29, 2016 - 4:30pm
January 1, 2016
Sheri Breen
Saving and selling seeds: UMM faculty member attends international ag conference
January 1, 2016 - 5:59am
December 24, 2015
Features from the Farm: Beneficial cover crops
December 24, 2015 - 11:33am
December 12, 2015
Sandra Renner: Fueling our kids and the future
December 12, 2015 - 5:35am