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Checkoff research helps open motor oil market to high oleic soy

March 17, 2016 ST. LOUIS — The sustainability of U.S. soybeans has led to a new market opportunity for the very farmers who grow them. Renewable chemical manufacturer Biosynthetic Technologies recently leveraged U. more »»

Ag Briefs

March 17, 2016 Advanced Cottage Food Producer Food Safety Workshop to be held in Marshall Do you make and sell baked goods, home-canned pickles, salsa, jam and jellies? Are you a cottage foods producer? If yes,... more »»

Dealing with changes in Plants

March 3, 2016 Joseph Tychonievich with the Garden Professors and eXtension system has some tips for us in regard to plants that seem to change on their own from one type of plant to another. more »»

Ag & Extension Briefs

March 3, 2016 Nebraska ‘right to farm’ proposal stalls in committee LINCOLN, Neb. more »»

Farm Bureau members attend Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C.

March 3, 2016 Farmers and ranchers from across Minnesota met with their members of Congress in Washington, D.C. during the American Farm Bureau Federation's Advocacy Conference, Feb. 22-24. more »»

Veggie gardens

February 25, 2016 Shawn Banks, Extension educator from North Carolina State University says as an Extension agent one question I often get asked by new gardeners is, “Where do I put a vegetable garden in my yard?”... more »»

PHOTO: Marshall FFA

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AURI announces new board directors

February 25, 2016 The Board of Directors of the Agricultural Utilization Research Institute welcomed two new members at its regularly scheduled February meeting. more »»

Minnesota National Farmers elects officers

February 25, 2016 Joe Neaton of Watertown was re-elected state president of Minnesota National Farmers Organization at the annual reorganization meeting Feb. 6 in Sauk Centr. more »»

A herbivore headache

February 18, 2016 Rabbits can be so darn cute until they are eating up your yard. The two pet rabbits we have (Mr. Bun and Mrs. more »»

Researchers begin outing GPS radio collars on Minnesota elk

February 18, 2016 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Researchers have begun outfitting elk in far northwestern Minnesota with GPS radio collars for the first time as part of a broader study to better track their movements and how th... more »»

Ag & Extension Briefs

February 18, 2016 Take three simple steps to help gain maximum tax refunds Tax season is here, and University of Minnesota Extension and the Claim It Campaign encourage low- to moderate-income taxpayers to prep. more »»

Farm Outlook & Education Seminar is March 9 at SMSU

February 18, 2016 The 32nd annual SMSU Farm Outlook & Education Seminar will be held on Wednesday, March 9, in the Conference Center Ballroom on campus. The event runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. more »»

State Fair and Farm Bureau Federation accepting Century Farm applications

February 18, 2016 Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2016 Century Farms Program. more »»

Myth or fact?

February 4, 2016 Is it a myth or a fact? How can we tell? University of Colorado and University of Washington State have spent many years debating — and more importantly, researching — some of these very questions. more »»

Olson named premier seedsman

February 4, 2016 (MCIA) — Jonathon Olson, Cottonwood traces his family ties to MCIA back to the 1920s, when his grandfather, Nuel Olson began producing seed. more »»

Forest pest first detector workshops

January 28, 2016 Registration is now open for the 2016 Forest Pest First Detector workshops! There will be four workshops conducted during February at the following sites: Wednesday, Fe. more »»

New national program a complement to AURI

January 28, 2016 The 2014 Farm Bill authorized the creation of an independent foundation designed to catalyze innovation to solve pressing challenges in food and agriculture. more »»

Appeals court says farmer may sue pipeline for crop damage

January 28, 2016 DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state appeals court says a northeast Iowa farmer may pursue a breach of contract lawsuit against a natural gas pipeline company and seek damages for decreased crop... more »»

 
 
 

 

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