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July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
May 23, 2014
Features from the Farm
The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) in Morris established an organic dairy herd in 2008, and subsequently began transitioning selected fields from conventional crop production to organic crop production in effort to support the organic dairy...
May 23, 2014 - 5:15pm
May 3, 2014
Horticulture Garden plans pollinator habitat
MORRIS – Across the United States, honey bee colonies have been dying off dramatically, and the effects of colony collapse disorder may have major impacts on the food we eat. “Every third mouthful of food we eat directly or indirectly depends on honey bee pollination,”...
May 3, 2014 - 5:55am
April 26, 2014
Students build a new home for chimney swifts
MORRIS – On Monday, April 21, students and faculty from the University of Minnesota, Morris and staff with the West Central Research and Outreach...
April 26, 2014 - 5:04am
March 25, 2014
2014 Morris Sun Tribune Farm Progress Issue
March 25, 2014 - 2:28pm
February 2, 2014
State offering incentives for solar installations
MORRIS – Minnesotans interested in saving money and saving the planet can look to an incentive program being administered by the Minnesota Department of Commerce that will offer rebates to Minnesota residents and businesses who install solar thermal or solar electric systems. The...
February 2, 2014 - 5:43am
January 22, 2014
'BTN LiveB1G' will spotlight research at WCROC
MINNEAPOLIS — The next installment of the Big Ten Network series, "BTN LiveB1G," will showcase University of Minnesota researchers creating fertilizer from the wind and exploring the future of wearable technology. The episode will debut Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 10:30 p.m. CT, after...
January 22, 2014 - 11:08am
December 24, 2013
Growing Green: 2013 U of MN Top Ten Performing Annuals
I love annuals! Interspersed with perennial plants, they fill my garden with bright colors and interesting textures all season long. Each year, hundreds of cultivars are trialed at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center, Horticulture Display Garden...
December 24, 2013 - 10:53am
November 1, 2013
Making green milk: WCROC works on a renewable-energy dairy
MORRIS – Renewable energy projects have, historically, focused on the way that humans can reduce their fossil fuel consumption. But Minnesota...
November 1, 2013 - 3:45pm
September 20, 2013
WCROC harvests strawberries in September
MORRIS – On a cool, September Monday morning, volunteers at the West Central Research and Outreach Center were out in the garden picking strawberries. After...
September 20, 2013 - 4:12pm
August 30, 2013
Dinner in the Garden planned for Sept. 5
MORRIS, Minn. -- Spend next Thursday, Sept. 5 out at the West Central Research and Outreach Center's Horticulture Display Garden for this year's Dinner in the Garden. Social hour will begin at 5:30 with dinner seating at 6:30. During the social hour, attendees can snack on Minnesota-produced...
August 30, 2013 - 4:29pm
July 22, 2013
Horticulture Night set for July 25
MORRIS, Minn. -- There’s something for everyone at the 43rd annual Horticulture Night at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) Horticulture Display Garden in Morris on Thursday, July 25 from 5 to 9 p .m. Demonstrations include a fresh and...
July 22, 2013 - 2:05pm
WCROC Organic Dairy Day planned for Aug. 13
MORRIS, Minn. -- The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center's Organic Dairy Day will be held Tuesday, Aug. 13 in Morris from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Educational programs will feature Jon Bansen, Oregon Organic Dairy producer; Amending Soils in Organic Dairy...
July 22, 2013 - 1:55pm
July 12, 2013
WCROC celebrates renewable fertilizer pilot plant at dedication
MORRIS – On an appropriately warm and windy summer afternoon, scientists, politicians and supporters gathered at the West Central Research...
July 12, 2013 - 4:57pm
March 11, 2013
Propogating Houseplants is the next topic in WCROC's Come Grow With Us series
Ever wondered how to get more plants from your existing ones? Through methods of propagation, Pat Mumm, Master Gardener, will demonstrate which types of plants you can propagate in your own home, and which method is best for each plant. This free program will be held Wednesday,...
March 11, 2013 - 4:30pm
August 2, 2012
Horticulture Night at the WCROC
The University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center, Horticulture Display Garden in Morris was host to the 42nd annual Horticulture Night on July 26. More than 1,000 visitors were in attendance for horticulture demonstrations, garden tours, vendor and educational...
August 2, 2012 - 10:11am