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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 6, 2016
FSA County Committee nominations open
July 6, 2016 - 9:38am
March 16, 2015
As farm bill crops deadline nears, consider varying factors
March 16, 2015 - 4:40pm
November 27, 2014
Debra Crusoe: USDA urges dairy producers to choose protections by Dec. 5
November 27, 2014 - 5:56am
December 4, 2013
Applications for Conservation Stewardship Program due in January
December 4, 2013 - 3:58pm
August 23, 2013
Dr. Russ Gesch, research plant physiologist at the Soils Lab in Morris, talks to Field Day attendees about a research project to use oilseeds for jet fuel. Gesch is partnering with scientists across the United States to look at the best growing conditions for oilseed crops. (Kim Ukura/Sun Tribune)
What's the buzz with oilseed crops?
August 23, 2013 - 3:48pm
August 7, 2013
The 2013 Summer Field Day for the North Central Soil Conservation Research Laboratory in Morris will be held on Thursday, Aug. 15. This year's theme is "Soil to Oil: What's the Buzz?" and highlights the varied research projects being conducted at the Swan Lake Research Farm.
Soils Lab summer field day looks from soil to oil
August 7, 2013 - 4:57pm
USDA programs assist homeowners make needed improvements
June 7, 2013 - 4:41pm
May 3, 2013
Student helps digitize Barnes-Aastad history
May 3, 2013 - 10:48am
April 8, 2013
Aveda, ARS developing shampoo ingredient from local oil seeds
April 8, 2013 - 10:01am
February 18, 2013
Runestone Electric Association gets USDA funding for Smart Grid improvements
February 18, 2013 - 11:06am
February 5, 2013
USDA-ARS Research Agronomist Frank Forcella received the highest recognition from the Weed Science Society of America, its Fellow award, during the organization's annual meeting recently in Baltimore, Md.
Forcella given top honor by Science Society
February 5, 2013 - 11:54am
January 16, 2013
USDA Finalizes New Microloan Program
January 16, 2013 - 12:18pm
January 14, 2013
FSA Loan Program Transfers Farmland to the Next Generation of Farmers
January 14, 2013 - 8:44am
December 26, 2012
Census of Ag time again
December 26, 2012 - 2:11pm