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2013 cattle feeder days


By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Nov 22nd, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

The University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team will once again be hosting the 2013 Cattle Feeder Days. The program is offered around the state and will be in Southeast Minnesota on Thursday, December 19 at the Rochester Events Center, 5:30 p.m.

The topics and speakers include: Monoslope Feeding Facilities and Considerations, Sam Odom, Summit Buildings; Value of Manure as Fertilizer: Feedlot Design and Management Considerations; Dr. Alfredo DiCostanzo, U of M Beef Team; Incorporating Forages into Preconditioning Programs, Dr. Eric Mousel, U of M Beef Team; and Considerations for Drylot Preconditioning Programs, Nicole Kenney Rambo, U of M Beef Team.

This will be a great opportunity to meet the two newest members of the University of Minnesota Extension Beef Team members Dr. Eric Mousel and Nicole Kenney Rambo. Cattle Feeder Days is a program focused on the unique opportunities and challenges of the cattle feeding industry in Minnesota.

Registration is $30 per person and $15 for each additional person from the same family or farm, this includes the meal and all educational materials. For more information about Cattle Feeder Days, please contact Nicole Kenney at 320-235-0726 ext 2009 or nmkenney@umn.edu. Register online at http://z.umn.edu/cfday2013 or contact Jake Overgaard at 507-457-6440 or over0128@umn.edu.



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Why Minnesota needs a farm bill now

Thu, Nov 21st, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

This fall, Congress has an important opportunity to create jobs and grow the economy by passing a long-term, comprehensive Food, Farm and Jobs Bill. The Farm Bill impacts every American, every day by providing a wide range of programs that strengthe ..... 
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What is a fair and profitable farm rental agreement?

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Nov 15th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

By Jerrold Tesmer Extension Educator Fillmore/Houston Counties Landlords, Farmers, Agri-Business Professionals should make plans to attend one of the informative meetings being held in Southeast Minnesota. These free meetings are being provided ..... 
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Soils 101 workshop

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Nov 8th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

Soils 101 is an intensive 8-hour class that provides a hands-on teaching environment designed to provide a basic understanding of soil science principles to producers and crop consultants. The class is beneficial for anyone who has never had a soils ..... 
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Land rent workshops

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Nov 1st, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

Three Land Rent Workshops have been scheduled for Houston, Fillmore, and Winona Counties. The first will be Thursday evening, November 7, 6:30 p.m. in room 108, Fillmore County Office Building, 902 Houston Street NW, Preston. The other two worksho ..... 
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New crop reporting deadline for forage and fall seeded crops

Fri, Nov 1st, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

By Tammy Martin A new deadline has been established by the Farm Service Agency to report your forage and fall seeded small grains for the 2014 crop year. All of these crops along with pastures that you normally report must be certified by November ..... 
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Minnesota Farmers Market Association Fall Conference set for Nov. 7

Mon, Oct 28th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The Minnesota Farmers Market Association’s (MFMA) Fall Conference will highlight challenges farmers markets are facing. Two of the hottest issues in Minnesota’s local food include increasing Supplemental Nutrition Assistance P ..... 
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Multi-species cover cropping field day

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in Rushford Agriculture

RUSHFORD, Minn. — A multi-species cover crop field day will take place on Wednesday, November 6, at the David and Sue Larson farm south of Rushford. This Land Stewardship Project (LSP) event will run from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and is free and open ..... 
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Houston County land rent projects slight increase for 2014

By Jerrold Tesmer

Fri, Oct 25th, 2013
Posted in All Agriculture

Based on the results of the recently completed Houston County Land Rent Survey, farmland rent continued to increase, although based on the projections for 2014 at a slower pace! There were 48 usable surveys down from last year with 3,326 tillable ac ..... 
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