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Courtesy of Minnesota Extension Losses in poultry production and related businesses due to avian influenza are estimated at $309.9 million as of May 11 in Greater Minnesota. That’s according to a newly released emergency economic impact analysis from University of Minnesota Extension. Using econom...Read More
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By Dan Martens University of Minnesota Extension University of Minnesota Extension is working with Central Minnesota Forage Council, agribusinesses and farmers on the Alfalfa Harvest Alert Project again this year. Cooperator sites have been arranged in Stearns, Benton, Morrison, and Wright counties ...Read More
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University of Minnesota Extension Strong prices and lower costs brought record profits to many Minnesota livestock farmers in 2014, while crop producers saw earnings deteriorate for the second consecutive year. Those were among key findings in the annual farm income analysis conducted jointly by Min...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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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 It’s no secret that here in Minnesota the winters can be tough. We just got out of a bad cold snap, but you can be sure that there will be at least one more before we thaw into spring in a couple months. We hear a lot of [...]...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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