3 tips to help your hens produce quality eggs
11/22/2014 9:52:00 AM
Shoreview, Minn. – Raising a backyard flock should be fun. You provide your hens shelter, care and quality feeds. They provide you nutritious eggs and undeniable companionship. But what’s best…
Purdue ag economist: Livestock industry will have strong rebound
11/21/2014 2:45:00 PM
Livestock producers can look forward to an economic "mini-boom" that may last for the next several years, providing opportunities for expansion of herds and flocks, Purdue University agricultu…
Champions Named at American Royal Gelbvieh and Balancer Show
11/21/2014 1:53:00 PM
The Gelbvieh and Balancer® show at the 2014 American Royal livestock show took place on Saturday, October 25 in Hale Arena at the American Royal complex. Kelly Burns of North Platte, Nebraska …
USDA lowers expected 2014 corn production
11/21/2014 10:49:00 AM
In most instances, record USDA crops get even bigger as the crop is being harvested; however the Nov. 10 USDA Crop Report lowered the expected 2014 expected U.S. corn production by 68 million …
News Release - Add a Minnesota grown Christmas tree to your shopping list
11/20/2014 11:57:00 AM
Minnesota Christmas tree growers look forward to another great season of local, fragrant Christmas trees thanks to overall good growing conditions this year.
Coulter honored among '40 under 40'
11/20/2014 11:08:09 AM
University of Minnesota Extension corn agronomist Jeff Coulter has been recognized as one of Vance Publishing's "40 Under 40," honoring leadership among individuals contributing to efforts to double food production by 2050....
News Release - 2015 Minnesota Organic Conference registration now open
11/19/2014 9:22:00 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has opened registration for the 2015 Minnesota Organic Conference.
News Release - Bitter winter has impact on gypsy moth in Minnesota
11/18/2014 10:16:00 AM
Last winter’s harsh temperatures have resulted in some positive benefits – a decline in the state’s gypsy moth population.
Extension launches 2014 Farm Bill crops education seminars
11/12/2014 10:31:53 AM
In December, University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency will begin a series of 73 free education seminars to help crop producers understand decisions necessitated by the 2014 Farm Bill....
News Release - Get support for your innovative ag ideas
11/10/2014 9:48:00 AM
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is accepting applications for the Sustainable Agriculture Demonstration Grant program.
Wet/cold weather affects O’Learys’ 2014 growing season
11/6/2014 11:41:00 AM
DANVERS, Minn. – Crop farmers in west central Minnesota planted in mid-May and harvested in mid-October, 2014.
Harvest season continues in late October 2014
11/5/2014 11:37:00 AM
LAKE CRYSTAL, Minn. – Doug Meixell took a few minutes away from driving the semi- to give his final 2014 report.
Extension employees honored for excellence
11/4/2014 10:53:11 AM
A host of University of Minnesota Extension staff and others were honored recently for work to help Minnesotans improve their lives through Extension research and education. The awards were presented by Extension Dean Bev Durgan at a recent Extension conference....
Harvesting, drying and storing late-maturing and high-moisture corn
10/13/2014 9:17:06 AM
Corn reaching maturity about Oct. 1 will normally dry slowly in the field due to cooler outside temperatures. Standing corn in the field may dry about 1.5 to 3 percentage points per week during October and 1 to 1.5 per...
Closing livestock commentary
11/12/2013 4:37:00 PM
Cattle slightly lower, hog contracts sink
Closing grains commentary
11/12/2013 4:35:00 PM
Strong demand sends beans up, corn fizzles