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West Central Research and Outreach Center
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...
news / local
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...
news / local
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...
news / local
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 and Outreach Center to dedicate the Renewable Hydrogen and Ammonia Pilot Plant, the most recent step in the WCROC's renewable energy program. The...
news / region
July 12, 2013 - 4:57pm
January 20, 2010
Johnston to direct WCROC operations
Lee Johnston, professor of animal science, will take on the added role of Director of Operations at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris. In addition, former WCROC head Greg Cuomo will be the university's top administrator for the Extension Service and all eight...
news / USDA
January 20, 2010 - 4:55pm
October 30, 2009
WCROC building renovation project nearing completion
The WCROC's $3.3 million renovation project is on schedule, within budget, and should be even more energy efficient than previously planned.
news / farm / education
October 30, 2009 - 5:08pm
WCROC's Wright man for so many years
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune Jerry Wright was all smiles as he walked through the new West Central Research and Outreach Center building and showed off the new auditorium, remodeling and new energy systems.
news / farm / education
October 30, 2009 - 5:06pm
July 24, 2009
Seeley, Heger featured speakers during July 30 Horticulture Night
Two prominent experts in their fields will be featured speakers during the 39th annual Horticulture Night at the West Central Research and Outreach Center gardens on July 30. Mark Seeley is a professor in the University of Minnesota's Department of Soil, Water, and Climate, where...
July 24, 2009 - 11:59pm
July 21, 2009
39th Annual Horticulture Night set for July 30
Garden tours, horticultural demonstrations, hands-on family activities, special activities, picnic, music, art, a farm tour, and an educational trade show will combine to create the 39th annual Horticulture Night. Horticulture Night is Thursday, July 30, 2009 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m....
July 21, 2009 - 5:53pm
May 19, 2009
Stevens FORWARD! -- Harnessing area's intellectual capital
By Philip Drown For the Sun Tribune Communities that encourage economic growth by increasing entrepreneurial opportunities tend to see more innovation within their borders, and they experience more long term prosperity. When marketable ideas and the entrepreneurial spirit are combined...
May 19, 2009 - 3:56pm
April 24, 2009
Ground broken on WCROC's $3.3 million expansion
By Tom Larson Sun Tribune All was right at the West Central Research and Outreach Center on Thursday.
April 24, 2009 - 6:14pm
March 13, 2009
Transformer repairs still turbine blades
The West Central Research and Outreach Center's wind turbine could be out of commission until late spring. A faulty transformer connecting the turbine to power lines could keep the turbine out of operation for four to six weeks, according to Mike Reese, director of the WCROC's Renewable...
March 13, 2009 - 4:13pm