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March 31, 2014

The downside of spreading manure on frozen ground

Application of manure on frozen ground almost guarantees economic loss on the value of manure while also potentially harming the environment. Phosphorus and nitrogen in manure can have negative effects in the environment when in excess.

March 28, 2014

Mark Seeley wins prestigious Siehl Prize

University of Minnesota Extension climatologist Mark Seeley has been awarded the prestigious Siehl Prize in Agriculture.

March 27, 2014

Minnesota farm incomes drop dramatically in 2013

As corn prices declined in the fall of 2013, so did farm incomes for a majority of Minnesota farms, according to a joint analysis conducted by Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MnSCU) and University of Minnesota Extension.

March 17, 2014

National Agriculture Day: In partnership with farmers, Extension helps shape our nation

The theme of this year's National Agriculture Day - "365 Sunrises and 7 Billion Mouths to Feed" - carries a significant message.

March 14, 2014

Managing snowmelt on farmsteads

A few actions now can help prevent springtime snowmelt problems on farmsteads with big snow piles and drifts.

National Agriculture Day: In partnership with farmers, Extension helps shape our nation

The theme of this year's National Agriculture Day - "365 Sunrises and 7 Billion Mouths to Feed" - carries a significant message.

March 03, 2014

Extension announces statewide high tunnel conference

University of Minnesota Extension is leading the 2014 Minnesota Statewide High Tunnel Conference on March 24 and 25 at the Minneapolis Boulevard Hotel in Brooklyn Center.
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