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News Release - MDA planning gypsy moth eradication treatment for Oak Grove area in 2015

3/2/2015 2:42:00 PM

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) and partner organizations are planning to tackle a gypsy moth infestation in Anoka County this spring.

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10th Annual organic crops day March 3

3/2/2015 11:15:00 AM

The tenth annual Southern Minnesota Organic Crops Day will be held Tuesday, March 3rd at the Steele County Community Center. This year’s program aims to provide current and future organic crop…

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Keep corn particle size in mind to enhance feedlot efficiency

3/2/2015 8:30:00 AM

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Ask cattle producers how they grind corn used in their animals’ diets, and the responses would likely range from fine, to medium, to coarse. Although there isn’t a standard i…

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Determining energy value of oil-extracted corn DGS in feedlot cattle diets

3/2/2015 7:30:00 AM

Distillers grains with solubles (DGS) are a co-product of fuel ethanol production and have a long history of being fed to livestock; the first study about feeding distillers grains to cattle i…

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Battling mastitis

2/27/2015 4:30:00 PM

While it might seem like this article is a case of “too little, too late,” take heart; seven months from now, it will be time to prepare for winter again!

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News Release - Election results announced for three commodity councils

2/25/2015 10:05:00 AM

The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has announced the results of the recent elections of board members to serve on three Minnesota commodity councils.

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News Release - Organic farm transition support returns for 2015

2/24/2015 2:28:00 PM

Minnesota farmers can apply for Organic Transition Cost Share funding again in 2015.

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News Release - Dakota County residents invited to public meeting concerning emerald ash borer

2/23/2015 12:25:00 PM

Residents in Dakota County are invited to a public meeting on Thursday, March 5 regarding the discovery of emerald ash borer (EAB) in the county.

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During 'America Saves Week,' take 4 steps toward financial health

2/23/2015 10:21:46 AM

No the matter level of household income, committing to saving can help individuals and families gain better control of their finances. During America Saves Week, the University of Minnesota Extension offers these steps to help make saving achievable....

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Remodeling farrowing rooms is priority in February

2/21/2015 9:30:00 AM

COKATO, Minn. – Work continued on the gilt multiplier site located near Grand Forks, N.D., for Pat FitzSimmons and the Protein Sources Management crew.

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Landuyt works toward future of beef industry

2/20/2015 8:00:00 AM

WALNUT GROVE, Minn. – The snow-sparse winter continued in mid-February, leaving time for activities other than moving snow or keeping equipment running.

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U of M survey: Minnesotans predict 2015 leisure travel spending

2/6/2015 9:56:15 AM

About one-half of Minnesota residents vacation in the state, and 78 percent said they plan to spend as much or more of their money on leisure travel in 2015 as they did 2014, a new survey by the University of...

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Extension, FSA add extra 2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars

1/14/2015 1:25:20 PM

Due to high demand, University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency will offer seven educational seminars to help crops producers choose options necessitated by the 2014 Farm Bill programs....

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'Minnesota Harvester Handbook' guides enthusiasts to natural resources

12/11/2014 9:04:29 AM

Harvesting sustainable natural resources is integral to the heritage of many Minnesotans. For a growing number of others, though, interest in tapping into our state's abundant buffet of resources is reaching new levels. How to harvest wisely?...

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Closing livestock commentary

11/12/2013 4:37:00 PM

Cattle slightly lower, hog contracts sink

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Closing grains commentary

11/12/2013 4:35:00 PM

Strong demand sends beans up, corn fizzles

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