University of Minnesota Extension
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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By Beth Berlin University of Minnesota Extension At winter, wanes, we can start thinking about spring by starting seeds indoors. Starting seeds indoors can help gardeners here in Minnesota get a jump start in getting the produce or strong appearance of flowering annuals they want in the short growin...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension Did you miss the opportunity to attend a Farm Bill workshop about the new crop programs? University of Minnesota Extension and the Farm Service Agency will be offering one last chance for farmers to attend an informational meeting about those program...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension It’s hard to believe that it’s already January, but the snow and cold temperatures indicate that winter is upon us. With the changing of each season, there is also a change in farm practices, especially for livestock. Each season brings its own c...Read More
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For the second year, the number of lenders sending notices under Minnesota’s Farmer-Lender Mediation program was lower than at any other point in nearly a decade. The overall amount of debt taken to mediation also decreased. For the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 1,659 notices from creditors were fi...Read More
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By Beth Berlin University of Minnesota Extension It is time to put away the fall decorations and put up the winter decor, including the Christmas tree. For many of us this includes the annual tradition of purchasing a fresh real tree. Minnesota tree farmers typically produce over 500,000 trees per y...Read More
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