North Central Weed Science Society Meeting Dates & Location
9/30/2014 11:37:00 AM
If you would like to learn more about the latest developments in herbicide resistant crop technology, advances in herbicide resistant weed management, the role of cover crops in weed managemen…
Greenbook 2014 - 25 years of innovation featuring farmers, ranchers and researchers
9/30/2014 8:00:00 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is pleased to announce the on-line release of the 25th anniversary edition of the Greenbook. The Greenbook is an annual collecti…
News Release - Greenbook 2014 – 25 years of innovation
9/29/2014 2:04:00 PM
Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is pleased to announce the on-line release of the 25th anniversary edition of the Greenbook.
Feedstuff Inventory: Quality and Quantity
9/29/2014 12:23:00 PM
Summer has brought cooler temperatures to our growing season, and with this in mind we need to start thinking about feedstuff inventory both in terms of quality and quantity. Hay inventories f…
When making critical management decisions, ‘knowing is half the battle’
9/23/2014 1:52:00 PM
Unlike my kids, who have over a dozen TV channels solely dedicated to them, when I was growing up we had a total of 3.
News Release - MDA program helps dispose of tons of unwanted pesticides
9/23/2014 11:13:00 AM
Thanks to a Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) program, 58,000 pounds of unwanted and unused pesticides are now out of the environment.
Corn close to full dent in southwest Minnesota
9/20/2014 1:45:00 PM
CHANDLER, Minn. – Kyle Talsma, crop watcher for southwestern Minnesota, reported receiving 2.3 inches of rain Sept. 9. “Other than that, we have had just a few days here and there that have be…
Farmers face threat of frost in west central Minnesota
9/19/2014 1:40:00 PM
DANVERS, Minn. – Like many farmers across Swift County, Michael O’Leary hoped for a longer 2014 growing season to advance row crop development.
Mid-September frost on corn and soybeans
9/18/2014 12:49:07 PM
As is always the case, the frost damage appears to be highly variable based on local climate conditions, crop maturity and topographical features....
For some producers, Sept. 26 FSA deadline looms
9/16/2014 4:41:45 PM
A Sept. 26 deadline with the Farm Service Agency (FSA) will impact some producers, as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill....
News Release - MDA investigation aids EPA in penalizing DuPont for use of herbicide
9/16/2014 12:22:00 PM
A Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) investigation into tree deaths from use of the turf herbicide Imprelis has aided the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in penalizing the E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) and resolving allegations that DuPont sold the product without proper reporting or labeling.
News Release - Minnesota apple orchards open for picking
9/11/2014 10:10:00 AM
Extension launches 2014 Farm Bill dairy education seminars
9/10/2014 3:29:18 PM
University of Minnesota Extension begins a series of free dairy education seminars this month to help farmers make decisions brought about by the 2014 Farm Bill....
Farm Bill base acre correction deadline fast approaching
9/9/2014 11:20:36 AM
If the data is missing or the data listed in the summary letter is incorrect, the landowner should contact the FSA office in the county where the land is located....
Closing livestock commentary
11/12/2013 5:37:00 PM
Cattle slightly lower, hog contracts sink
Closing grains commentary
11/12/2013 5:35:00 PM
Strong demand sends beans up, corn fizzles