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Morris Sun Tribune
Vavra receives Eagle Scout
Community scavenger hunt is new to Morris' Crazy Days celebration
Bond refinancing results in significant savings for Stevens County
Morris man charged after sales of heroin to undercover agent
Looking Back: July 23, 2016
Morris VFW falls despite outhitting Willmar
Over 80 participate in Marv Meyer Fun Run
Orphans win last regular season game
Black wins twice to claim 2016 title
Pirates claim 2016 Little League title over Mets
Bennett "Buck" Columbus Schaffer
Lawrence "Larry" Kill
Evelyn L. Graff (Hyatt)
Steve Lang: Traversing inner space with sale-ing adventures
Katie Erdman: Celebrations are fun, but also a lot of work
Letter: Watch what Jay does, not what he says
Letter: McNamar will help landowners with ditch issues
Talking it over: Follow the chain
Billy James Blaisdell
Open Houses: July 23, 2016
Thorstein David Larson
Open Houses: July 16, 2016
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
FSA County Committee nominations open
Three Stevens County farms recognized as 2016 Century Farms
Weekend frost nips some farm fields, time will tell if damage warrants replanting
2016 Farm Progress Issue
July 15, 2016
July rains provide moisture boost for area crops
MORRIS — Storms that rolled across Minnesota in early July may have brought the "million dollar rain" area farmers needed to keep this...
July 15, 2016 - 2:56pm
May 29, 2016
Azaleas in bloom at the Horticulture Display Garden
MORRIS – The Northern Lights series of hardy azaleas are now flowering at the West Central Research and Outreach Center Horticulture Display...
May 29, 2016 - 5:06am
March 4, 2016
Business Briefs: March 5, 2016
Ruh awarded first place at the MOSES Organic Farming Conference University of Minnesota graduate student Kathryn Ruh was awarded first place in the Organic Research Forum Poster Session at the 2016 Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service (MOSES) Conference held in La Crosse,...
March 4, 2016 - 4:14pm
February 26, 2016
Features from the Farm: Making a difference for organic dairy farms
Brad Heins is a bit of a problem solver, especially when it comes to organic dairy farms. "I enjoy figuring things out; being able to answer...
February 26, 2016 - 5:10pm
February 19, 2016
Business Briefs: February 20, 2016
Hilbrands awarded ROC Research Initiative Award The University of Minnesota College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS)...
February 19, 2016 - 4:07pm
February 13, 2016
Building a green dairy on the prairie
MORRIS — Later this spring, two new wind turbines and a new solar array will be installed at the West Central Research and Outreach Center...
February 13, 2016 - 5:52am
December 7, 2015
WCROC study looks at a new crop in a new time period
MORRIS – Locally produced strawberries in September and October are becoming more likely thanks to work being done at the West Central Research...
December 7, 2015 - 2:30pm
August 18, 2015
Horticulture Display Garden voted best in Minnesota
MORRIS – The Horticulture Display Garden at the University of Minnesota West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris has been named...
August 18, 2015 - 3:45pm
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