University of Minnesota Extension
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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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension All beef producers with cow/calf operations know the importance of their cull cows. Cull cow receipts account for 15-30 percent of income from the cow-calf enterprise, says Cody Wright, South Dakota State University Extension beef specialist.  Becau...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes, University of Minnesota Extension It seems we’ve been thinking about all things fall lately. From harvesting crops to pasture prep to animal care, there’s always something to be done when the leaves start changing. Let’s add something else to the list — manure. Any livestock...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes, University of Minnesota Extension One of the most common topics for questions I get at the office is cropland rental. Renting farmland is common for many farmers seeking land, and the value of land causes many landowners to hold on to it, even after their own farming days are over. ...Read More
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By Emily Wilmes University of Minnesota Extension It’s fall, and on top of everything else farmers need to be thinking about and planning for, beef producers should be thinking about deworming their cattle. Deworming is, of course, a smart and economic decision for any producer —parasites can le...Read More
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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension We’re starting to get some questions about pricing corn silage. In some cases livestock producers are short on feed and some crop producers are long on corn that might not make good mature grain — again this year. Farmers, who are thinking about b...Read More
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