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Snowmobile races set for Page Lake
Three third place finishes pace Tigers
Tigers fall in close road meet
UM-Morris rallies to nine-straight at home
UM-Morris snaps four-game losing streak
Storm efficient in loss to Prairie Centre
Donald Stephen Larson
Elizabeth "Betty" Hoyer
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Letter to the editor
Broin - Haben engagement
Farmers to head to harvest
Features from the Farm: Fly control for grazing and organic dairies
U.S. House Agriculture Committee chairman visits Minnesota
NRCS funding available to develop monarch butterfly habitats
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
July 26, 2015
Features from the Farm: Horticulture happenings
Annual flower variety trial Annual flower trials at the West Central Research and Outreach Center (WCROC) are by far the largest research...
July 26, 2015 - 5:35am
June 20, 2015
General Mills executive: Producing food while preserving planet is the issue of our time
MORRIS — Although some farmers and producers are reluctant to talk about sustainability, where food comes from and how it was cared for...
June 20, 2015 - 5:09am
April 27, 2015
Features from the Farm: Extremophilic microalgae can be used for biofuel production
MORRIS - Nestled between Idaho, Montana and Wyoming is one of the last, nearly intact, ecosystems on earth which a myriad of wildlife call home....
April 27, 2015 - 11:45am
September 20, 2014
New WCROC scientist studies microbes for renewable fuels
MORRIS – When most people think of farming, they imagine fields planted with food crops like corn and soybeans or biofuel crops like canola...
September 20, 2014 - 5:30am
September 6, 2014
WCROC begins work on new Peace and Meditation garden
MORRIS – The West Central Research and Outreach Center’s Horticulture Garden is already starting to look a little different as plans progress...
September 6, 2014 - 5:38am
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