Farm
By Emily Wilmes, Minnesota Extension When we hear the phrase, “cow comfort,” an image of freestalls is usually what pops into our heads. Or perhaps a bedded pack. I will admit that for myself, I rarely consider cow comfort for tie stalls. However, shouldn’t all cows be comfortable, no matter h...Read More
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By Beth Berlin, Minnesota Extension With the periods of warm weather we’ve had this spring, and the consistently warmer temperatures that are just around the corner. ‘tis the season for ticks. As you begin your yard and garden chores, or just enjoy walks in natural areas, be aware that several i...Read More
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By KENT OLSON University of Minnesota Extension Farmers and landowners have until the end of March 31 to make their choices under the 2014 Farm Bill. These choices need thoughtful consideration because they will last for five years — through the 2018 crop — and because there are no obvious answe...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension I’ve discussed time and again about how a successful dairy farm is one that gives care and attention to each area of its operation. One such area that I am personally passionate about is milk quality and mastitis management. Mastitis can have sever...Read More
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Over 20 Farm Bureau members from Minnesota attended the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) FUSION (Farmers United: Skills, Inspiration, Outreach and Networking) Conference, Feb. 13-16, in Nashville, Tenn. Debra Durheim of Long Prairie in Todd County was among the more than 1,300 participants who...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension A common question I get from farmers and landowners is, “What should I be paying or charging for land rent?” I see two different forms of land rent: cropland rent and pasture rent. We spend a lot of time on education for cropland, but what about ...Read More
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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension A Nitrogen Management Conference will be held on Friday, March 6, at the Best Western and Kelley Inn in St. Cloud on Minnesota Highway 23 next to the Mississippi River. Admission is free through sponsorship by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture i...Read More
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